Otago Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Otago (7017) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 10 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Otago is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Otago was 556 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

The median/average age of the people in Otago is 48 years of age.

84.9% of people living in the suburb of Otago were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.3% Greece, 0.9% Northern Ireland, 0.9% China , 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Italy.

92.8% of people living in Otago speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Greek, 0.7% Italian, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Turkish, 0.5% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Otago is 32.6% Anglican, 25.2% Catholic, 21.3% No religion, 7.6% Uniting Church, 5.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Eastern Orthodox, 0.7% Islam, 0.7% Other Christian, 0.5% Baptist.

63.6% of people are married, 21.8% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 25 widowed people living in Otago.

55.7% of the people living in Otago over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 39.8% are working on a part time basis. Otago has an unemployment rate of 0.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Otago are 20.3% Professionals, 18.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Managers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Sales workers, 6.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.9% Labourers.

The main industries people from Otago work in are 12.4% Public administration and safety, 11.7% Retail trade, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Construction, 8.1% Education and training, 7.8% Manufacturing, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.9% Other services, 4.9% Accommodation and food services.

53.2% of homes are fully owned, and 42.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 4.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $670 per week and the median household income is $1625 per week.

The median rent in Otago is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Otago postcode 7017

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