Primrose Sands Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Primrose Sands (7173) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 28 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Primrose Sands is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Primrose Sands was 934 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the people in Primrose Sands is 47 years of age.

79.5% of people living in the suburb of Primrose Sands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.2% Netherlands, 0.9% Finland, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Scotland.

89.7% of people living in Primrose Sands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.6% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Primrose Sands is 30.3% Anglican, 24.0% No religion, 18.5% Catholic, 13.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Uniting Church, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Baptist, 1.1% Buddhism, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses.

38.8% of people are married, 31.2% have never married and 19.6% are divorced and 5.5% are separated. There are 39 widowed people living in Primrose Sands.

49.5% of the people living in Primrose Sands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.8% are working on a part time basis. Primrose Sands has an unemployment rate of 12.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Primrose Sands are 18.5% Labourers, 15.4% Community & personal service workers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Professionals, 10.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.5% Sales workers, 7.2% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Primrose Sands work in are 16.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.9% Construction, 8.5% Manufacturing, 8.2% Retail trade, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.3% Education and training.

37.4% of homes are fully owned, and 38.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $389 per week and the median household income is $628 per week.

The median rent in Primrose Sands is $195 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $888 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Primrose Sands postcode 7173

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