Magra Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Magra (7140) is a suburb of Tasmania, West Coast, Tasmania. It is about 27 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Magra is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Magra was 827 and is comprised of approximately 47.2% females and 52.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Magra is 39 years of age.

91.1% of people living in the suburb of Magra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% China , 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Germany.

97.8% of people living in Magra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Magra is 37.6% Anglican, 26.4% No religion, 21.2% Catholic, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Uniting Church, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.7% Salvation Army, 0.5% Lutheran, 0.4% Buddhism, 0.4% Other religious affiliation .

51.6% of people are married, 32.4% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Magra.

54.9% of the people living in Magra 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. Magra has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Magra are 18.1% Technicians & trades workers, 16.2% Community & personal service workers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Labourers, 11.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.6% Managers, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.5% Professionals, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Magra work in are 17.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Manufacturing, 10.7% Retail trade, 9.9% Construction, 9.4% Public administration and safety, 7.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Education and training, 4.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

35.6% of homes are fully owned, and 51.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $460 per week and the median household income is $1128 per week.

The median rent in Magra is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1408 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Magra postcode 7140

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