Sandy Bay Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Sandy Bay (7005) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 4 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Sandy Bay is in the federal electorate of Denison.

In the 2011 census the population of Sandy Bay was 11,156 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the people in Sandy Bay is 40 years of age.

65.6% of people living in the suburb of Sandy Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% China , 4.8% England, 2.3% Malaysia, 1.3% India, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.2% Korea, Republic of , 1.1% South Africa, 1.0% Saudi Arabia, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% Greece, 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Singapore.

74.7% of people living in Sandy Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Mandarin, 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Arabic, 1.8% Greek, 1.3% Cantonese, 1.2% Other, 1.1% Korean, 1.0% Other, 0.8% Italian.

The religious makeup of Sandy Bay is 32.9% No religion, 22.3% Anglican, 16.1% Catholic, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Uniting Church, 3.1% Islam, 2.7% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Buddhism, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Christian, nfd.

45.6% of people are married, 39.1% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 644 widowed people living in Sandy Bay.

50.5% of the people living in Sandy Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.8% are working on a part time basis. Sandy Bay has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Sandy Bay are 37.8% Professionals, 14.8% Managers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Sales workers, 7.1% Technicians & trades workers, 5.4% Labourers, 1.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sandy Bay work in are 13.2% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Education and training, 11.8% Accommodation and food services, 11.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.9% Retail trade, 9.8% Public administration and safety, 4.0% Construction, 3.7% Manufacturing, 3.5% Financial and insurance services.

40.6% of homes are fully owned, and 22.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $601 per week and the median household income is $1279 per week.

The median rent in Sandy Bay is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sandy Bay postcode 7005

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