Geeveston Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Geeveston (7116) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 45 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Geeveston is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Geeveston was 1,431 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Geeveston is 41 years of age.

85.7% of people living in the suburb of Geeveston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Russian Federation, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Germany.

93.9% of people living in Geeveston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% German, 0.8% Turkish, 0.4% Russian, 0.3% French.

The religious makeup of Geeveston is 35.0% No religion, 24.5% Anglican, 16.1% Catholic, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.9% Islam, 0.8% Pentecostal.

46.0% of people are married, 32.7% have never married and 11.8% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 68 widowed people living in Geeveston.

47.5% of the people living in Geeveston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.7% are working on a part time basis. Geeveston has an unemployment rate of 7.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Geeveston are 20.3% Labourers, 14.8% Managers, 12.4% Professionals, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.0% Sales workers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Geeveston work in are 23.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.8% Manufacturing, 9.1% Retail trade, 8.7% Health care and social assistance, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Education and training, 6.8% Construction, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 3.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

41.5% of homes are fully owned, and 40.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $391 per week and the median household income is $765 per week.

The median rent in Geeveston is $185 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Geeveston postcode 7116

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