Glenfern Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Glenfern (7140) is a suburb of Tasmania, Central, Tasmania. It is about 28 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Glenfern is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Glenfern was 313 and is comprised of approximately 44.4% females and 55.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Glenfern is 35 years of age.

85.6% of people living in the suburb of Glenfern were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 1.9% New Zealand.

94.2% of people living in Glenfern speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 1.0% French, 1.0% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Glenfern is 28.1% No religion, 24.9% Anglican, 21.1% Catholic, 13.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 1.9% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.9% Judaism, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.6% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Christian, nfd.

46.8% of people are married, 39.7% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 0.0% are separated. There are 11 widowed people living in Glenfern.

55.0% of the people living in Glenfern over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.5% are working on a part time basis. Glenfern has an unemployment rate of 10.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Glenfern are 19.0% Technicians & trades workers, 16.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 16.4% Labourers, 12.9% Professionals, 10.3% Managers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 7.8% Sales workers, 4.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Glenfern work in are 16.4% Manufacturing, 14.7% Health care and social assistance, 12.9% Retail trade, 10.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.3% Public administration and safety, 9.5% Construction, 7.8% Inadequately described/Not stated, 7.8% Other services, 5.2% Accommodation and food services.

51.0% of homes are fully owned, and 41.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $395 per week and the median household income is $949 per week.

The median rent in Glenfern is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $867 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Glenfern postcode 7140

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