Lewisham Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Lewisham (7173) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 23 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Lewisham is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Lewisham was 881 and is comprised of approximately 48.6% females and 51.4% males.

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

84.4% of people living in the suburb of Lewisham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.1% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Thailand, 0.6% Germany.

95.0% of people living in Lewisham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Lewisham is 33.7% Anglican, 26.6% No religion, 16.9% Catholic, 10.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Uniting Church, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Baptist, 1.1% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Pentecostal, 0.8% Other religious affiliation .

52.1% of people are married, 28.1% have never married and 12.8% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 25 widowed people living in Lewisham.

55.8% of the people living in Lewisham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.0% are working on a part time basis. Lewisham has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Lewisham are 19.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 18.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.9% Managers, 12.4% Professionals, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Sales workers, 8.9% Labourers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lewisham work in are 12.7% Public administration and safety, 12.2% Construction, 11.8% Retail trade, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Manufacturing, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Education and training, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

33.3% of homes are fully owned, and 51.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $575 per week and the median household income is $1137 per week.

The median rent in Lewisham is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lewisham postcode 7173

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