Dilston Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Dilston (7252) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 174 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Dilston is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of Dilston was 307 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dilston is 52 years of age.

77.3% of people living in the suburb of Dilston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.8% England, 2.3% Scotland, 1.6% Canada, 1.3% United States of America, 1.3% Ireland, 1.3% Switzerland, 1.0% Netherlands.

93.5% of people living in Dilston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Italian.

The religious makeup of Dilston is 33.0% Anglican, 25.2% No religion, 13.7% Catholic, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Uniting Church, 4.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.2% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Churches of Christ, 1.0% Salvation Army, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses.

61.9% of people are married, 21.1% have never married and 13.0% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Dilston.

59.2% of the people living in Dilston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.2% are working on a part time basis. Dilston has an unemployment rate of 8.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Dilston are 26.7% Professionals, 19.3% Managers, 17.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.8% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Labourers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Sales workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dilston work in are 20.1% Health care and social assistance, 13.4% Manufacturing, 12.2% Retail trade, 11.0% Education and training, 9.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.3% Other services, 5.5% Construction, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 3.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

50.0% of homes are fully owned, and 38.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $630 per week and the median household income is $1617 per week.

The median rent in Dilston is $164 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1387 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dilston postcode 7252

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