Bicheno Demographics (TAS) Local Stats

Bicheno (7215) is a suburb of Tasmania, East Coast, Tasmania. It is about 138 kms from TAS's capital city of Hobart. Bicheno is in the federal electorate of Lyons.

In the 2011 census the population of Bicheno was 853 and is comprised of approximately 48.5% females and 51.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bicheno is 52 years of age.

82.9% of people living in the suburb of Bicheno were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.0% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.8% France, 0.7% China , 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Kenya, 0.4% Ireland.

93.9% of people living in Bicheno speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% French, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.5% Dutch, 0.4% Other, 0.4% German, 0.4% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Bicheno is 35.8% No religion, 31.6% Anglican, 13.5% Catholic, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Baptist, 0.7% Buddhism, 0.6% Christian, nfd, 0.6% Lutheran.

49.3% of people are married, 26.4% have never married and 14.3% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 47 widowed people living in Bicheno.

45.9% of the people living in Bicheno 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. Bicheno has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Bicheno are 24.4% Labourers, 17.0% Managers, 13.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.9% Professionals, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 4.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bicheno work in are 21.5% Accommodation and food services, 10.6% Retail trade, 10.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.1% Construction, 7.2% Education and training, 6.4% Manufacturing, 4.0% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.0% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 3.7% Professional, scientific and technical services.

50.3% of homes are fully owned, and 21.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $460 per week and the median household income is $812 per week.

The median rent in Bicheno is $165 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bicheno postcode 7215

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