Sheffield Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Sheffield (7306) is a suburb of Tasmania, North West, Tasmania. It is about 186 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Sheffield is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Sheffield was 1,538 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sheffield is 47 years of age.

85.8% of people living in the suburb of Sheffield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.6% China , 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Korea, Republic of , 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Hungary, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% Chile.

95.7% of people living in Sheffield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.5% Other, 0.5% German, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Korean.

The religious makeup of Sheffield is 29.0% No religion, 20.4% Anglican, 11.6% Catholic, 9.1% Baptist, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Uniting Church, 4.7% Christian, nfd, 2.7% Brethren, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Jehovah's Witnesses.

52.1% of people are married, 26.2% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 107 widowed people living in Sheffield.

51.5% of the people living in Sheffield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.2% are working on a part time basis. Sheffield has an unemployment rate of 8.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Sheffield are 16.6% Managers, 16.5% Labourers, 14.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 11.2% Professionals, 9.0% Sales workers, 6.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sheffield work in are 11.2% Retail trade, 11.2% Manufacturing, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.0% Accommodation and food services, 8.5% Construction, 6.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Education and training.

41.5% of homes are fully owned, and 30.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $379 per week and the median household income is $711 per week.

The median rent in Sheffield is $165 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sheffield postcode 7306

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