Franklin Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Franklin (7113) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 35 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Franklin is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Franklin was 1,103 and is comprised of approximately 48.1% females and 51.9% males.

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

81.2% of people living in the suburb of Franklin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.5% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.3% Germany, 0.8% Isle of Man, 0.8% United States of America, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Indonesia, 0.4% France.

92.6% of people living in Franklin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% German, 0.9% Dutch, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% Korean, 0.3% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Franklin is 33.2% No religion, 21.9% Anglican, 18.9% Catholic, 10.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Lutheran, 0.8% Other Religious Groups.

46.9% of people are married, 30.1% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 95 widowed people living in Franklin.

52.1% of the people living in Franklin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.3% are working on a part time basis. Franklin has an unemployment rate of 7.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Franklin are 18.4% Professionals, 16.4% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Labourers, 13.9% Managers, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.8% Community & personal service workers, 5.9% Sales workers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Franklin work in are 13.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.7% Manufacturing, 9.5% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Public administration and safety, 8.4% Education and training, 8.2% Retail trade, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.6% Construction, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services.

39.1% of homes are fully owned, and 40.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $421 per week and the median household income is $1007 per week.

The median rent in Franklin is $195 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Franklin postcode 7113

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