Rokeby Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Rokeby (7019) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 8 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Rokeby is in the federal electorate of Franklin.

In the 2011 census the population of Rokeby was 3,157 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the people in Rokeby is 32 years of age.

87.9% of people living in the suburb of Rokeby were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% England, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.3% Thailand, 0.2% Scotland, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Switzerland, 0.1% Croatia, 0.1% Japan, 0.1% Netherlands, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% United States of America.

92.2% of people living in Rokeby speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Japanese, 0.1% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Rokeby is 29.7% Anglican, 26.6% No religion, 17.4% Catholic, 12.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Uniting Church, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Baptist, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

38.3% of people are married, 41.4% have never married and 11.2% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 107 widowed people living in Rokeby.

50.1% of the people living in Rokeby over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.8% are working on a part time basis. Rokeby has an unemployment rate of 9.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Rokeby are 18.0% Labourers, 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Community & personal service workers, 11.6% Sales workers, 10.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.8% Professionals, 5.6% Managers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rokeby work in are 16.0% Retail trade, 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Construction, 8.0% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Manufacturing, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.4% Education and training, 4.1% Wholesale trade.

22.7% of homes are fully owned, and 35.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 39.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $437 per week and the median household income is $830 per week.

The median rent in Rokeby is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rokeby postcode 7019

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