Sorell Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Sorell (7172) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 22 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Sorell is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Sorell was 2,476 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the people in Sorell is 44 years of age.

88.0% of people living in the suburb of Sorell were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.3% Austria, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% India, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Singapore, 0.1% Canada, 0.1% Philippines.

95.1% of people living in Sorell speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% German, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.1% Greek, 0.1% Other, 0.1% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Sorell is 37.2% Anglican, 23.1% No religion, 18.7% Catholic, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Uniting Church, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Baptist, 0.7% Pentecostal, 0.6% Churches of Christ.

50.9% of people are married, 27.6% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 198 widowed people living in Sorell.

59.1% of the people living in Sorell over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.2% are working on a part time basis. Sorell has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Sorell are 17.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Managers, 12.6% Sales workers, 11.9% Labourers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.5% Professionals, 7.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sorell work in are 13.0% Retail trade, 11.4% Public administration and safety, 10.7% Construction, 8.5% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.8% Manufacturing, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Education and training, 4.4% Other services.

36.2% of homes are fully owned, and 35.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $464 per week and the median household income is $879 per week.

The median rent in Sorell is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1419 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sorell postcode 7172

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