Westerway Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Westerway (7140) is a suburb of Tasmania, Central, Tasmania. It is about 50 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Westerway is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Westerway was 355 and is comprised of approximately 47.3% females and 52.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Westerway is 41 years of age.

86.0% of people living in the suburb of Westerway were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 2.2% Canada, 1.1% Germany, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% Scotland.

95.2% of people living in Westerway speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other.

The religious makeup of Westerway is 34.1% Anglican, 27.1% No religion, 19.3% Catholic, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.0% Uniting Church, 1.7% Latter-day Saints, 1.7% Judaism, 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions, 1.1% Pentecostal.

47.9% of people are married, 32.8% have never married and 10.9% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Westerway.

42.7% of the people living in Westerway over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.4% are working on a part time basis. Westerway has an unemployment rate of 11.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Westerway are 36.8% Labourers, 12.8% Managers, 12.8% Technicians & trades workers, 8.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.7% Community & personal service workers, 6.0% Sales workers, 5.1% Professionals, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Westerway work in are 30.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.8% Retail trade, 9.8% Education and training, 9.0% Public administration and safety, 8.2% Health care and social assistance, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Construction, 4.9% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 3.3% Administrative and support services.

36.8% of homes are fully owned, and 34.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $384 per week and the median household income is $827 per week.

The median rent in Westerway is $165 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Westerway postcode 7140

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