South Hobart Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

South Hobart (7004) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 2 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. South Hobart is in the federal electorate of Denison.

In the 2011 census the population of South Hobart was 5,077 and is comprised of approximately 52.3% females and 47.7% males.

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

76.9% of people living in the suburb of South Hobart were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.2% China , 1.0% Malaysia, 0.9% United States of America, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.5% India, 0.5% South Africa, 0.3% Singapore, 0.3% Japan, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Wales.

87.4% of people living in South Hobart speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Mandarin, 1.1% Other, 0.7% German, 0.6% Other , 0.6% French, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Japanese.

The religious makeup of South Hobart is 45.0% No religion, 16.9% Anglican, 13.1% Catholic, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.4% Uniting Church, 2.2% Buddhism, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Other religious affiliation , 1.8% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Islam.

34.9% of people are married, 45.3% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 293 widowed people living in South Hobart.

52.2% of the people living in South Hobart over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.4% are working on a part time basis. South Hobart has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in South Hobart are 40.1% Professionals, 12.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Managers, 9.4% Technicians & trades workers, 8.4% Sales workers, 5.4% Labourers, 2.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Hobart work in are 15.5% Education and training, 14.3% Public administration and safety, 13.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.1% Retail trade, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 3.6% Construction, 3.4% Other services, 3.3% Manufacturing.

31.1% of homes are fully owned, and 31.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $609 per week and the median household income is $1214 per week.

The median rent in South Hobart is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Hobart postcode 7004

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