Dover Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Dover (7117) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 54 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Dover is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Dover was 763 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dover is 51 years of age.

83.1% of people living in the suburb of Dover were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Romania, 0.7% India, 0.7% Canada, 0.5% Philippines.

95.5% of people living in Dover speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Italian.

The religious makeup of Dover is 32.5% Anglican, 27.4% No religion, 17.3% Catholic, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.3% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.9% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Pentecostal, 0.7% Salvation Army, 0.7% Buddhism.

49.2% of people are married, 28.3% have never married and 12.5% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 47 widowed people living in Dover.

53.6% of the people living in Dover over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.0% are working on a part time basis. Dover has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Dover are 27.7% Labourers, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Managers, 12.0% Professionals, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.3% Sales workers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dover work in are 39.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.0% Accommodation and food services, 8.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.7% Retail trade, 6.7% Education and training, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Construction, 3.0% Manufacturing, 3.0% Other services.

51.4% of homes are fully owned, and 27.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $410 per week and the median household income is $733 per week.

The median rent in Dover is $178 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1019 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dover postcode 7117

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