Strahan Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Strahan (7468) is a suburb of Tasmania, West Coast, Tasmania. It is about 183 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Strahan is in the federal electorate of Braddon.

In the 2011 census the population of Strahan was 824 and is comprised of approximately 47.7% females and 52.3% males.

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

83.7% of people living in the suburb of Strahan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.0% Germany, 0.7% Canada.

91.5% of people living in Strahan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other.

The religious makeup of Strahan is 32.6% Anglican, 29.0% No religion, 15.3% Catholic, 12.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.9% Christian, nfd, 0.4% Churches of Christ, 0.4% Salvation Army, 0.4% Buddhism.

47.8% of people are married, 34.6% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 29 widowed people living in Strahan.

56.4% of the people living in Strahan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.1% are working on a part time basis. Strahan has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Strahan are 22.2% Labourers, 17.5% Managers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 7.0% Professionals, 6.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.2% Sales workers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Strahan work in are 26.2% Accommodation and food services, 13.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.8% Mining, 7.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.0% Retail trade, 6.0% Manufacturing, 5.8% Construction, 4.2% Education and training, 3.8% Public administration and safety.

40.2% of homes are fully owned, and 23.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $581 per week and the median household income is $993 per week.

The median rent in Strahan is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1404 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Strahan postcode 7468

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