South Arm Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

South Arm (7022) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 18 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. South Arm is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of South Arm was 834 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of South Arm is 40 years of age.

85.9% of people living in the suburb of South Arm were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.1% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% United States of America.

94.8% of people living in South Arm speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.4% French.

The religious makeup of South Arm is 31.4% Anglican, 30.8% No religion, 19.9% Catholic, 8.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.4% Uniting Church, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 0.4% Seventh-day Adventist.

51.9% of people are married, 27.1% have never married and 12.9% are divorced and 5.0% are separated. There are 21 widowed people living in South Arm.

56.6% of the people living in South Arm over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.3% are working on a part time basis. South Arm has an unemployment rate of 7.8%.

The main occupations of people living in South Arm are 21.2% Professionals, 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Community & personal service workers, 12.5% Managers, 9.0% Sales workers, 6.6% Labourers, 4.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Arm work in are 16.5% Public administration and safety, 13.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Construction, 9.5% Retail trade, 9.3% Education and training, 6.9% Manufacturing, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

36.2% of homes are fully owned, and 46.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $596 per week and the median household income is $1068 per week.

The median rent in South Arm is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Arm postcode 7022

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