Oatlands Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Oatlands (7120) is a suburb of Tasmania, Central, Tasmania. It is about 65 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Oatlands is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Oatlands was 862 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the people in Oatlands is 49 years of age.

88.4% of people living in the suburb of Oatlands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Austria, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Scotland.

96.2% of people living in Oatlands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other.

The religious makeup of Oatlands is 44.0% Anglican, 17.1% No religion, 14.2% Catholic, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.9% Uniting Church, 4.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Other Religious Groups, 0.8% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Other religious affiliation , 0.7% Pentecostal.

47.9% of people are married, 26.7% have never married and 11.3% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 73 widowed people living in Oatlands.

57.1% of the people living in Oatlands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.9% are working on a part time basis. Oatlands has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Oatlands are 20.4% Managers, 17.3% Labourers, 14.5% Community & personal service workers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 8.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.2% Professionals, 7.9% Sales workers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oatlands work in are 24.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Retail trade, 8.2% Public administration and safety, 7.6% Education and training, 6.6% Manufacturing, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.7% Construction.

46.8% of homes are fully owned, and 27.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $379 per week and the median household income is $656 per week.

The median rent in Oatlands is $108 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1040 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Oatlands postcode 7120

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