East Launceston Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

East Launceston (7250) is a suburb of Tasmania, North West, Tasmania. It is about 161 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. East Launceston is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of East Launceston was 2,239 and is comprised of approximately 52.3% females and 47.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of East Launceston is 38 years of age.

84.0% of people living in the suburb of East Launceston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.8% India, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Jamaica, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Iran, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Inadequately described.

93.5% of people living in East Launceston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Other , 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% Punjabi, 0.2% Arabic, 0.1% Thai.

The religious makeup of East Launceston is 31.4% No religion, 26.8% Anglican, 17.8% Catholic, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Baptist, 1.1% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Buddhism.

50.1% of people are married, 32.9% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 85 widowed people living in East Launceston.

57.7% of the people living in East Launceston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.3% are working on a part time basis. East Launceston has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in East Launceston are 36.5% Professionals, 16.1% Managers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Technicians & trades workers, 8.9% Sales workers, 5.0% Labourers, 1.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from East Launceston work in are 15.3% Education and training, 13.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Retail trade, 9.5% Public administration and safety, 9.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Manufacturing, 4.5% Construction, 3.9% Financial and insurance services.

33.9% of homes are fully owned, and 37.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $756 per week and the median household income is $1362 per week.

The median rent in East Launceston is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for East Launceston postcode 7250

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