Forcett Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Forcett (7173) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 26 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Forcett is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Forcett was 635 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Forcett is 40 years of age.

86.1% of people living in the suburb of Forcett were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% England, 0.9% Slovenia, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Finland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands.

91.8% of people living in Forcett speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.5% Greek.

The religious makeup of Forcett is 32.5% Anglican, 28.4% No religion, 16.6% Catholic, 11.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Eastern Orthodox, 0.9% Salvation Army, 0.8% Lutheran.

54.6% of people are married, 29.2% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Forcett.

55.3% of the people living in Forcett over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.3% are working on a part time basis. Forcett has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Forcett are 19.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 18.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Professionals, 11.3% Managers, 10.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.4% Labourers, 8.4% Sales workers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Forcett work in are 12.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Public administration and safety, 11.1% Retail trade, 10.7% Construction, 8.1% Manufacturing, 7.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.5% Education and training, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Wholesale trade.

32.7% of homes are fully owned, and 57.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $586 per week and the median household income is $1152 per week.

The median rent in Forcett is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1450 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Forcett postcode 7173

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