Lachlan Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Lachlan (7140) is a suburb of Tasmania, West Coast, Tasmania. It is about 24 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Lachlan is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Lachlan was 796 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lachlan is 42 years of age.

83.0% of people living in the suburb of Lachlan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% England, 1.4% Scotland, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.8% Poland, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Inadequately described, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Ireland.

95.5% of people living in Lachlan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% French, 0.8% Spanish, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% German.

The religious makeup of Lachlan is 28.9% Anglican, 25.7% No religion, 24.8% Catholic, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses.

58.7% of people are married, 27.4% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 25 widowed people living in Lachlan.

55.7% of the people living in Lachlan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.2% are working on a part time basis. Lachlan has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Lachlan are 17.0% Professionals, 17.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.3% Community & personal service workers, 12.0% Labourers, 11.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.2% Managers, 8.1% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Lachlan work in are 16.2% Health care and social assistance, 14.0% Manufacturing, 10.9% Public administration and safety, 8.1% Education and training, 7.9% Retail trade, 6.6% Construction, 5.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

35.5% of homes are fully owned, and 53.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $564 per week and the median household income is $1212 per week.

The median rent in Lachlan is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1465 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lachlan postcode 7140

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