Perth Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Perth (7300) is a suburb of Tasmania, Central, Tasmania. It is about 146 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Perth is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Perth was 2,567 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Perth is 39 years of age.

88.0% of people living in the suburb of Perth were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Estonia, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Belgium, 0.2% France, 0.2% Hungary, 0.2% Ireland.

95.4% of people living in Perth speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.2% German, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% French, 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Greek, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% Polish.

The religious makeup of Perth is 35.7% Anglican, 25.0% No religion, 15.8% Catholic, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 2.8% Baptist, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Pentecostal, 0.9% Latter-day Saints.

54.5% of people are married, 27.2% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 108 widowed people living in Perth.

57.8% of the people living in Perth over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.7% are working on a part time basis. Perth has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Perth are 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.1% Labourers, 11.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.2% Sales workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Professionals, 10.2% Managers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Perth work in are 13.9% Retail trade, 12.7% Manufacturing, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Construction, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Education and training, 6.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Other services.

32.6% of homes are fully owned, and 45.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $521 per week and the median household income is $1015 per week.

The median rent in Perth is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Perth postcode 7300

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