Rocherlea Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Rocherlea (7248) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 168 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Rocherlea is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of Rocherlea was 1,088 and is comprised of approximately 53.0% females and 47.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rocherlea is 28 years of age.

87.3% of people living in the suburb of Rocherlea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 0.7% England, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Hungary, 0.3% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.3% Russian Federation, 0.3% Germany.

89.9% of people living in Rocherlea speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Rocherlea is 29.7% No religion, 26.3% Anglican, 16.5% Catholic, 15.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.7% Uniting Church, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.8% Salvation Army, 0.7% Other religious affiliation .

26.9% of people are married, 49.9% have never married and 13.2% are divorced and 5.8% are separated. There are 33 widowed people living in Rocherlea.

37.9% of the people living in Rocherlea over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.9% are working on a part time basis. Rocherlea has an unemployment rate of 27.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Rocherlea are 27.4% Labourers, 17.3% Community & personal service workers, 16.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.4% Sales workers, 5.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.1% Managers, 3.4% Professionals, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rocherlea work in are 17.4% Manufacturing, 14.0% Retail trade, 12.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Accommodation and food services, 8.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Inadequately described/Not stated, 5.1% Education and training, 4.2% Administrative and support services.

11.2% of homes are fully owned, and 17.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 68.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $333 per week and the median household income is $552 per week.

The median rent in Rocherlea is $113 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $867 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rocherlea postcode 7248

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