Austins Ferry Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Austins Ferry (7011) is a suburb of Tasmania, Central, Tasmania. It is about 15 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Austins Ferry is in the federal electorate of Denison.

In the 2011 census the population of Austins Ferry was 2,221 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the people in Austins Ferry is 38 years of age.

87.5% of people living in the suburb of Austins Ferry were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 0.7% India, 0.4% Fiji, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% Sierra Leone, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% New Zealand, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Hungary, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Latvia, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Croatia.

94.0% of people living in Austins Ferry speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Hindi, 0.5% Other, 0.3% Punjabi, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Croatian, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Maltese, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Austins Ferry is 34.7% Anglican, 23.1% Catholic, 21.9% No religion, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Uniting Church, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Baptist, 0.9% Hinduism, 0.8% Brethren.

51.0% of people are married, 33.1% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 60 widowed people living in Austins Ferry.

59.2% of the people living in Austins Ferry over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.0% are working on a part time basis. Austins Ferry has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Austins Ferry are 18.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Professionals, 12.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Sales workers, 9.2% Labourers, 8.4% Managers, 6.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Austins Ferry work in are 13.9% Retail trade, 11.6% Public administration and safety, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Manufacturing, 9.3% Construction, 8.5% Education and training, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.1% Professional, scientific and technical services.

30.5% of homes are fully owned, and 46.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $605 per week and the median household income is $1184 per week.

The median rent in Austins Ferry is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Austins Ferry postcode 7011

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