Prospect Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Prospect (7250) is a suburb of Tasmania, North West, Tasmania. It is about 158 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Prospect is in the federal electorate of Bass.

In the 2011 census the population of Prospect was 1,439 and is comprised of approximately 53.0% females and 47.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Prospect is 43 years of age.

84.9% of people living in the suburb of Prospect were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 1.1% Netherlands, 0.7% South Sudan, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.5% Iran, 0.5% Belgium, 0.3% Czech Republic, 0.3% Inadequately described, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% India, 0.3% Serbia, 0.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.3% Ireland.

92.1% of people living in Prospect speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Dutch, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Arabic, 0.4% Serbian, 0.3% French, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% German.

The religious makeup of Prospect is 32.1% Anglican, 22.5% No religion, 20.5% Catholic, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Uniting Church, 2.4% Baptist, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Churches of Christ, 0.7% Jehovah's Witnesses.

45.0% of people are married, 33.1% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 87 widowed people living in Prospect.

57.6% of the people living in Prospect over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. Prospect has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Prospect are 16.9% Professionals, 16.9% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 11.2% Managers, 10.7% Sales workers, 9.0% Labourers, 7.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Prospect work in are 13.5% Retail trade, 13.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Manufacturing, 9.3% Construction, 8.5% Education and training, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Wholesale trade, 5.4% Financial and insurance services, 5.3% Public administration and safety.

34.8% of homes are fully owned, and 31.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $467 per week and the median household income is $871 per week.

The median rent in Prospect is $215 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Prospect postcode 7250

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