West Hobart Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

West Hobart (7000) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 1 km from TAS's capital city of Hobart. West Hobart is in the federal electorate of Denison.

In the 2011 census the population of West Hobart was 5,800 and is comprised of approximately 52.2% females and 47.8% males.

The median/average age of the people in West Hobart is 37 years of age.

78.3% of people living in the suburb of West Hobart were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% China , 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% India, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Singapore, 0.3% Poland.

87.4% of people living in West Hobart speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.9% Italian, 0.6% German, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% French, 0.4% Arabic.

The religious makeup of West Hobart is 46.2% No religion, 16.7% Catholic, 14.3% Anglican, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.4% Uniting Church, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Eastern Orthodox.

39.4% of people are married, 43.5% have never married and 10.8% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 183 widowed people living in West Hobart.

55.7% of the people living in West Hobart over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.2% are working on a part time basis. West Hobart has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in West Hobart are 40.2% Professionals, 13.7% Managers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Technicians & trades workers, 7.3% Sales workers, 4.3% Labourers, 1.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Hobart work in are 16.7% Public administration and safety, 13.5% Health care and social assistance, 12.5% Education and training, 11.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.7% Retail trade, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 3.5% Arts and recreation services, 3.5% Construction, 3.1% Other services.

30.9% of homes are fully owned, and 30.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $730 per week and the median household income is $1345 per week.

The median rent in West Hobart is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Hobart postcode 7000

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