Molesworth Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Molesworth (7140) is a suburb of Tasmania, Central, Tasmania. It is about 17 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Molesworth is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Molesworth was 804 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Molesworth is 41 years of age.

84.8% of people living in the suburb of Molesworth were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.8% England, 0.7% Latvia, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Germany.

95.2% of people living in Molesworth speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% German, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Polish.

The religious makeup of Molesworth is 36.4% No religion, 25.7% Anglican, 19.3% Catholic, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Uniting Church, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Other religious affiliation , 1.5% Christian, nfd, 0.7% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.7% Jehovah's Witnesses.

54.6% of people are married, 29.8% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Molesworth.

51.2% of the people living in Molesworth over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.1% are working on a part time basis. Molesworth has an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Molesworth are 17.5% Professionals, 15.7% Community & personal service workers, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Labourers, 9.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.6% Managers, 7.9% Sales workers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Molesworth work in are 15.4% Health care and social assistance, 11.4% Public administration and safety, 10.4% Education and training, 9.1% Retail trade, 9.1% Construction, 7.1% Manufacturing, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.3% Accommodation and food services.

36.9% of homes are fully owned, and 51.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $548 per week and the median household income is $1168 per week.

The median rent in Molesworth is $185 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Molesworth postcode 7140

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