Battery Point Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Battery Point (7004) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 1 km from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Battery Point is in the federal electorate of Denison.

In the 2011 census the population of Battery Point was 2,097 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the people in Battery Point is 41 years of age.

72.1% of people living in the suburb of Battery Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 1.7% India, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.1% Scotland, 1.1% China , 1.1% United States of America, 1.0% Malaysia, 0.7% Canada, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Korea, Republic of , 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Poland.

83.5% of people living in Battery Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Hindi, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.9% Arabic, 0.8% German, 0.7% Other, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Battery Point is 39.6% No religion, 19.9% Anglican, 14.8% Catholic, 10.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.3% Uniting Church, 1.8% Buddhism, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Islam, 1.3% Hinduism, 1.3% Other religious affiliation .

40.6% of people are married, 42.3% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 91 widowed people living in Battery Point.

54.1% of the people living in Battery Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.3% are working on a part time basis. Battery Point has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Battery Point are 42.4% Professionals, 14.1% Managers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Sales workers, 6.3% Technicians & trades workers, 3.6% Labourers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Battery Point work in are 14.5% Health care and social assistance, 13.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.5% Public administration and safety, 11.2% Accommodation and food services, 10.9% Education and training, 7.9% Retail trade, 3.4% Other services, 3.1% Information media and telecommunications, 3.1% Arts and recreation services.

31.9% of homes are fully owned, and 17.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 48.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $757 per week and the median household income is $1376 per week.

The median rent in Battery Point is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Battery Point postcode 7004

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