Southport Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Southport (7109) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 67 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Southport is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Southport was 372 and is comprised of approximately 44.1% females and 55.9% males.

The median/average age of the people in Southport is 49 years of age.

84.9% of people living in the suburb of Southport were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 2.4% New Zealand, 1.3% Japan, 1.1% United States of America, 1.1% Scotland.

96.2% of people living in Southport speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other.

The religious makeup of Southport is 38.6% No religion, 27.9% Anglican, 8.8% Catholic, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Uniting Church, 2.4% Other Protestant, 1.6% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.8% Buddhism.

39.5% of people are married, 36.9% have never married and 12.1% are divorced and 5.2% are separated. There are 19 widowed people living in Southport.

49.3% of the people living in Southport over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.3% are working on a part time basis. Southport has an unemployment rate of 10.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Southport are 31.6% Labourers, 19.1% Managers, 13.2% Professionals, 12.5% Community & personal service workers, 5.9% Sales workers, 5.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.1% Technicians & trades workers, 4.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Southport work in are 38.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 17.9% Accommodation and food services, 9.0% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Retail trade, 4.5% Education and training, 3.7% Arts and recreation services, 3.7% Health care and social assistance, 3.0% Construction.

47.9% of homes are fully owned, and 33.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $357 per week and the median household income is $656 per week.

The median rent in Southport is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $871 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Southport postcode 7109

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