Brighton Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Brighton (7030) is a suburb of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania. It is about 22 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Brighton is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Brighton was 3,495 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the people in Brighton is 33 years of age.

93.0% of people living in the suburb of Brighton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.3% England, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Poland, 0.2% Scotland, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Malta, 0.1% Laos, 0.1% Italy, 0.1% Thailand, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% Turkey, 0.1% China , 0.1% Netherlands, 0.1% Ireland.

96.1% of people living in Brighton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% German, 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Turkish.

The religious makeup of Brighton is 37.8% Anglican, 25.2% No religion, 22.4% Catholic, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Uniting Church, 0.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.6% Latter-day Saints, 0.5% Christian, nfd, 0.5% Baptist, 0.4% Buddhism.

47.6% of people are married, 36.5% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 119 widowed people living in Brighton.

59.6% of the people living in Brighton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.9% are working on a part time basis. Brighton has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Brighton are 18.9% Technicians & trades workers, 17.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Sales workers, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 11.1% Labourers, 10.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.0% Managers, 6.2% Professionals, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Brighton work in are 15.0% Retail trade, 10.9% Construction, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Manufacturing, 8.4% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Other services, 5.4% Education and training.

26.1% of homes are fully owned, and 51.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $562 per week and the median household income is $1073 per week.

The median rent in Brighton is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1450 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Brighton postcode 7030

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