Swansea Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Swansea (7190) is a suburb of Tasmania, East Coast, Tasmania. It is about 104 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Swansea is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Swansea was 771 and is comprised of approximately 53.4% females and 46.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Swansea is 59 years of age.

83.0% of people living in the suburb of Swansea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 1.9% Scotland, 0.8% Northern Ireland, 0.6% India, 0.6% Serbia, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.5% United States of America.

94.3% of people living in Swansea speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other.

The religious makeup of Swansea is 38.5% Anglican, 16.5% No religion, 12.5% Catholic, 10.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 9.5% Uniting Church, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox, 0.6% Churches of Christ, 0.4% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.4% Other Religious Groups.

57.7% of people are married, 16.2% have never married and 11.2% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 76 widowed people living in Swansea.

48.6% of the people living in Swansea over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.9% are working on a part time basis. Swansea has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Swansea are 19.0% Managers, 18.7% Labourers, 12.8% Community & personal service workers, 12.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.4% Sales workers, 8.1% Professionals, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Swansea work in are 20.9% Accommodation and food services, 15.4% Retail trade, 15.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.6% Construction, 5.5% Manufacturing, 4.0% Public administration and safety, 3.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

54.2% of homes are fully owned, and 22.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $431 per week and the median household income is $672 per week.

The median rent in Swansea is $195 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Swansea postcode 7190

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