Wesley Vale Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Wesley Vale (7307) is a suburb of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania. It is about 202 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Wesley Vale is in the federal electorates of Braddon, Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Wesley Vale was 438 and is comprised of approximately 48.4% females and 51.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wesley Vale is 48 years of age.

91.3% of people living in the suburb of Wesley Vale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.4% South Africa.

96.4% of people living in Wesley Vale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Other, 1.4% Dutch, 0.7% Language spoken at home not stated.

The religious makeup of Wesley Vale is 24.8% Anglican, 23.9% No religion, 16.5% Uniting Church, 12.2% Catholic, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Baptist, 3.0% Pentecostal, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Brethren.

63.2% of people are married, 23.5% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 0.8% are separated. There are 20 widowed people living in Wesley Vale.

57.0% of the people living in Wesley Vale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.3% are working on a part time basis. Wesley Vale has an unemployment rate of 2.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Wesley Vale are 18.3% Labourers, 17.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Managers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Professionals, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wesley Vale work in are 18.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.6% Construction, 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Manufacturing, 8.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Retail trade, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 3.8% Accommodation and food services.

54.0% of homes are fully owned, and 27.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $480 per week and the median household income is $1031 per week.

The median rent in Wesley Vale is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wesley Vale postcode 7307

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