Howrah Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Howrah (7018) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 6 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Howrah is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Howrah was 8,189 and is comprised of approximately 52.3% females and 47.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Howrah is 43 years of age.

85.1% of people living in the suburb of Howrah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Greece, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% India, 0.2% China , 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Philippines.

92.4% of people living in Howrah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Greek, 0.8% Other, 0.4% German, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Howrah is 29.9% Anglican, 23.1% No religion, 21.6% Catholic, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Baptist, 1.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Pentecostal.

56.0% of people are married, 25.1% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 501 widowed people living in Howrah.

56.3% of the people living in Howrah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.7% are working on a part time basis. Howrah has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Howrah are 22.8% Professionals, 20.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Managers, 12.7% Technicians & trades workers, 10.4% Sales workers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 6.0% Labourers, 3.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Howrah work in are 15.7% Public administration and safety, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Education and training, 10.7% Retail trade, 6.6% Construction, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Manufacturing, 5.1% Financial and insurance services.

46.5% of homes are fully owned, and 34.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $604 per week and the median household income is $1177 per week.

The median rent in Howrah is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Howrah postcode 7018

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