Glenorchy Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Glenorchy (7010) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 7 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Glenorchy is in the federal electorate of Denison.

In the 2011 census the population of Glenorchy was 10,534 and is comprised of approximately 52.7% females and 47.3% males.

The median/average age of the people in Glenorchy is 40 years of age.

82.0% of people living in the suburb of Glenorchy were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% England, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% India, 0.5% Burma , 0.5% New Zealand, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Congo, Democratic Republic of, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Sudan, 0.4% Poland, 0.4% El Salvador, 0.4% China , 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% Italy.

85.8% of people living in Glenorchy speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Other, 0.6% Polish, 0.6% Spanish, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Greek, 0.5% Hindi, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.4% Italian.

The religious makeup of Glenorchy is 26.5% Anglican, 24.3% Catholic, 23.3% No religion, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Uniting Church, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Pentecostal, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Baptist, 1.1% Hinduism.

35.6% of people are married, 38.1% have never married and 12.5% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 845 widowed people living in Glenorchy.

53.4% of the people living in Glenorchy over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.1% are working on a part time basis. Glenorchy has an unemployment rate of 8.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Glenorchy are 17.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Community & personal service workers, 13.4% Labourers, 11.7% Sales workers, 11.0% Professionals, 7.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.0% Managers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Glenorchy work in are 14.8% Health care and social assistance, 13.4% Retail trade, 10.7% Public administration and safety, 8.0% Manufacturing, 7.7% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Construction, 5.3% Education and training, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.7% Other services.

29.7% of homes are fully owned, and 28.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $430 per week and the median household income is $736 per week.

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

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Glenorchy postcode 7010

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