Bridport Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Bridport (7262) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 209 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Bridport is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of Bridport was 1,715 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bridport is 46 years of age.

88.2% of people living in the suburb of Bridport were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.9% England, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Austria, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Fiji, 0.3% France, 0.2% South Africa.

94.6% of people living in Bridport speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Other, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Bridport is 32.8% Anglican, 26.8% No religion, 11.5% Catholic, 9.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.8% Uniting Church, 6.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Baptist, 0.8% Other religious affiliation , 0.6% Pentecostal.

54.9% of people are married, 24.5% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 108 widowed people living in Bridport.

52.4% of the people living in Bridport over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.9% are working on a part time basis. Bridport has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Bridport are 18.8% Technicians & trades workers, 15.5% Labourers, 15.1% Managers, 12.6% Professionals, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Sales workers, 9.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bridport work in are 12.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.0% Accommodation and food services, 10.6% Manufacturing, 8.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Retail trade, 7.1% Construction, 6.6% Education and training, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

45.5% of homes are fully owned, and 28.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $452 per week and the median household income is $788 per week.

The median rent in Bridport is $165 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1221 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bridport postcode 7262

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