Upper Burnie Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Upper Burnie (7320) is a suburb of Tasmania, North West, Tasmania. It is about 234 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Upper Burnie is in the federal electorate of Braddon.

In the 2011 census the population of Upper Burnie was 1,761 and is comprised of approximately 52.6% females and 47.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Upper Burnie is 42 years of age.

87.0% of people living in the suburb of Upper Burnie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Croatia, 0.3% Indonesia, 0.2% Austria, 0.2% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.2% El Salvador, 0.2% Uruguay, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Philippines.

93.2% of people living in Upper Burnie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Other, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Urdu, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% German.

The religious makeup of Upper Burnie is 26.5% No religion, 21.1% Anglican, 15.4% Catholic, 12.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Uniting Church, 4.9% Baptist, 4.5% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Brethren, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

41.9% of people are married, 34.1% have never married and 12.3% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 127 widowed people living in Upper Burnie.

53.1% of the people living in Upper Burnie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.8% are working on a part time basis. Upper Burnie has an unemployment rate of 10.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Upper Burnie are 20.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Professionals, 12.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Community & personal service workers, 12.3% Labourers, 12.0% Sales workers, 8.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.8% Managers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Upper Burnie work in are 13.9% Retail trade, 13.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Manufacturing, 7.5% Accommodation and food services, 7.3% Education and training, 6.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.3% Construction, 5.9% Other services, 4.9% Public administration and safety.

34.6% of homes are fully owned, and 28.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $414 per week and the median household income is $689 per week.

The median rent in Upper Burnie is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1094 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Upper Burnie postcode 7320

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