Port Arthur Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Port Arthur (7182) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 51 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Port Arthur is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Port Arthur was 249 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Port Arthur is 54 years of age.

85.2% of people living in the suburb of Port Arthur were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% England, 2.8% Zambia, 2.0% Sri Lanka, 1.6% New Zealand.

94.0% of people living in Port Arthur speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Port Arthur is 30.3% Anglican, 27.5% No religion, 15.9% Catholic, 13.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.4% Churches of Christ, 2.4% Buddhism, 2.4% Other Religious Groups.

50.2% of people are married, 24.7% have never married and 12.8% are divorced and 5.0% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Port Arthur.

47.5% of the people living in Port Arthur over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.4% are working on a part time basis. Port Arthur has an unemployment rate of 9.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Port Arthur are 20.9% Community & personal service workers, 17.6% Labourers, 15.4% Managers, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 9.9% Sales workers, 9.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.7% Professionals, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Port Arthur work in are 34.1% Accommodation and food services, 28.6% Arts and recreation services, 9.9% Construction, 8.8% Health care and social assistance, 4.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.4% Inadequately described/Not stated, 3.3% Retail trade, 3.3% Manufacturing, 3.3% Education and training.

61.7% of homes are fully owned, and 19.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $397 per week and the median household income is $672 per week.

The median rent in Port Arthur is $170 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $520 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Port Arthur postcode 7182

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