Forth Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Forth (7310) is a suburb of Tasmania, North West, Tasmania. It is about 208 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Forth is in the federal electorate of Braddon.

In the 2011 census the population of Forth was 1,024 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Forth is 43 years of age.

85.5% of people living in the suburb of Forth were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.6% India, 0.5% Fiji, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Wales.

94.9% of people living in Forth speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.3% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Forth is 34.4% No religion, 19.7% Anglican, 12.1% Catholic, 9.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.5% Uniting Church, 7.9% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Baptist, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Pentecostal, 0.6% Churches of Christ.

58.7% of people are married, 25.3% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 39 widowed people living in Forth.

54.6% of the people living in Forth over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.6% are working on a part time basis. Forth has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Forth are 20.1% Professionals, 16.6% Managers, 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.5% Labourers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Sales workers, 6.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Forth work in are 13.7% Education and training, 10.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.2% Manufacturing, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Retail trade, 7.8% Construction, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Wholesale trade, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services.

43.6% of homes are fully owned, and 39.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $522 per week and the median household income is $1127 per week.

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

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Forth postcode 7310

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