Upper Castra Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Upper Castra (7315) is a suburb of Tasmania, North West, Tasmania. It is about 199 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Upper Castra is in the federal electorate of Braddon.

In the 2011 census the population of Upper Castra was 122 and is comprised of approximately 54.1% females and 45.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Upper Castra is 40 years of age.

90.9% of people living in the suburb of Upper Castra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.1% England.

95.1% of people living in Upper Castra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Upper Castra is 33.6% No religion, 19.7% Uniting Church, 16.4% Anglican, 8.2% Pentecostal, 7.4% Catholic, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Baptist, 3.3% Other religious affiliation .

60.4% of people are married, 17.7% have never married and 12.5% are divorced and 0.0% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Upper Castra.

54.2% of the people living in Upper Castra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.5% are working on a part time basis. Upper Castra has an unemployment rate of 15.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Upper Castra are 21.6% Managers, 17.6% Labourers, 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Professionals, 11.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.9% Sales workers, 5.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.9% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Upper Castra work in are 22.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 17.0% Manufacturing, 15.1% Education and training, 11.3% Retail trade, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Information media and telecommunications, 5.7% Health care and social assistance, 5.7% Other services.

56.2% of homes are fully owned, and 31.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $339 per week and the median household income is $782 per week.

The median rent in Upper Castra is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $217 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Upper Castra postcode 7315

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