West Moonah Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

West Moonah (7009) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 6 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. West Moonah is in the federal electorate of Denison.

In the 2011 census the population of West Moonah was 3,774 and is comprised of approximately 52.4% females and 47.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of West Moonah is 37 years of age.

78.8% of people living in the suburb of West Moonah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% England, 1.3% Poland, 1.2% Philippines, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% China , 0.6% Greece, 0.5% Bhutan, 0.5% Croatia, 0.5% El Salvador, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% India, 0.5% Sri Lanka.

81.5% of people living in West Moonah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Polish, 1.6% Greek, 1.6% Other, 1.4% Spanish, 1.0% Italian, 0.9% Other, 0.8% Arabic, 0.8% German.

The religious makeup of West Moonah is 27.7% Catholic, 27.2% No religion, 21.4% Anglican, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Uniting Church, 1.9% Eastern Orthodox, 1.8% Buddhism, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Islam.

39.7% of people are married, 40.3% have never married and 10.5% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 184 widowed people living in West Moonah.

53.8% of the people living in West Moonah 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. West Moonah has an unemployment rate of 7.4%.

The main occupations of people living in West Moonah are 18.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.8% Professionals, 14.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Sales workers, 10.9% Labourers, 9.6% Managers, 4.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Moonah work in are 12.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.4% Retail trade, 11.2% Public administration and safety, 9.0% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Manufacturing, 6.3% Education and training, 6.1% Construction, 4.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

30.8% of homes are fully owned, and 31.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $516 per week and the median household income is $939 per week.

The median rent in West Moonah is $218 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1387 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Moonah postcode 7009

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