South Hobart Demographics (TAS) Local Stats
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.
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