Margate Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Margate (7054) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 17 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Margate is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Margate was 3,625 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Margate is 36 years of age.

83.8% of people living in the suburb of Margate were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Canada, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Sweden, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Korea, Republic of .

94.2% of people living in Margate speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% German, 0.3% French, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Japanese, 0.1% Hindi, 0.1% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Margate is 34.2% No religion, 23.2% Anglican, 14.3% Catholic, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Christian, nfd, 5.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Uniting Church, 1.7% Pentecostal, 1.0% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Lutheran.

58.9% of people are married, 26.8% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 97 widowed people living in Margate.

55.0% of the people living in Margate over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.6% are working on a part time basis. Margate has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Margate are 21.3% Professionals, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Managers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Sales workers, 8.0% Labourers, 4.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Margate work in are 12.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Retail trade, 11.1% Public administration and safety, 10.0% Construction, 8.8% Education and training, 6.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.0% Manufacturing, 4.8% Accommodation and food services, 3.2% Information media and telecommunications.

34.4% of homes are fully owned, and 48.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $619 per week and the median household income is $1376 per week.

The median rent in Margate is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Margate postcode 7054

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