Leith Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Leith (7315) is a suburb of Tasmania, North West, Tasmania. It is about 211 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Leith is in the federal electorate of Braddon.

In the 2011 census the population of Leith was 434 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Leith is 45 years of age.

83.6% of people living in the suburb of Leith were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 2.1% South Africa, 1.4% Netherlands, 1.2% Scotland.

94.9% of people living in Leith speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other.

The religious makeup of Leith is 27.7% No religion, 20.8% Anglican, 11.1% Catholic, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Christian, nfd, 5.8% Uniting Church, 5.3% Pentecostal, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Baptist, 1.6% Brethren.

65.4% of people are married, 23.4% have never married and 4.8% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 13 widowed people living in Leith.

58.5% of the people living in Leith over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.7% are working on a part time basis. Leith has an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Leith are 22.9% Professionals, 17.1% Managers, 13.7% Technicians & trades workers, 11.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Labourers, 7.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.8% Sales workers, 3.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Leith work in are 12.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Education and training, 10.2% Manufacturing, 10.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.3% Retail trade, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Accommodation and food services.

49.7% of homes are fully owned, and 38.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $595 per week and the median household income is $1218 per week.

The median rent in Leith is $155 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Leith postcode 7315

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