Geilston Bay Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Geilston Bay (7015) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 5 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Geilston Bay is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Geilston Bay was 3,183 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Geilston Bay is 42 years of age.

86.5% of people living in the suburb of Geilston Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% China , 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% Thailand, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% India, 0.2% Lithuania.

94.3% of people living in Geilston Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Japanese, 0.1% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Geilston Bay is 30.6% Anglican, 25.0% No religion, 23.7% Catholic, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.8% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Baptist, 0.8% Pentecostal.

51.8% of people are married, 28.3% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 164 widowed people living in Geilston Bay.

57.9% of the people living in Geilston Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Geilston Bay has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Geilston Bay are 21.5% Professionals, 20.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.8% Sales workers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.7% Managers, 5.5% Labourers, 3.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Geilston Bay work in are 16.3% Public administration and safety, 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.8% Retail trade, 10.7% Education and training, 6.3% Construction, 6.0% Manufacturing, 4.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.0% Other services.

38.4% of homes are fully owned, and 44.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $646 per week and the median household income is $1237 per week.

The median rent in Geilston Bay is $263 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1547 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Geilston Bay postcode 7015

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