Bairnsdale Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Bairnsdale (3875) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Lakes & Wilderness, Victoria. It is about 233 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Bairnsdale is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Bairnsdale was 7,237 and is comprised of approximately 52.9% females and 47.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bairnsdale is 44 years of age.

85.9% of people living in the suburb of Bairnsdale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% England, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Vietnam, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Wales, 0.1% China .

92.7% of people living in Bairnsdale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Italian, 0.5% Other, 0.3% German, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Bairnsdale is 27.8% No religion, 21.2% Anglican, 20.4% Catholic, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.8% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Brethren, 1.1% Pentecostal, 0.9% Baptist.

41.8% of people are married, 32.8% have never married and 10.5% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 661 widowed people living in Bairnsdale.

52.2% of the people living in Bairnsdale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.6% are working on a part time basis. Bairnsdale has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Bairnsdale are 15.6% Professionals, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Labourers, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Sales workers, 11.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Managers, 7.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bairnsdale work in are 15.2% Health care and social assistance, 14.2% Retail trade, 12.0% Manufacturing, 9.4% Construction, 8.5% Education and training, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Public administration and safety, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.1% Wholesale trade.

38.2% of homes are fully owned, and 25.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $452 per week and the median household income is $762 per week.

The median rent in Bairnsdale is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bairnsdale postcode 3875

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