Gippsland Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of Gippsland was 138,091 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the people in Gippsland is 42 years of age.

82.7% of people living in the electorate of Gippsland were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% India, 0.2% China , 0.2% Malta, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Ireland, 0.1% Malaysia.

90.2% of people living in Gippsland speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Italian, 0.7% Other, 0.3% German, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Polish.

The religious makeup of Gippsland is 27.5% No religion, 22.6% Catholic, 20.5% Anglican, 9.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Baptist, 0.9% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Pentecostal.

49.9% of people are married, 30.7% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 7715 widowed people living in Gippsland.

54.9% of the people living in Gippsland 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. Gippsland has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Gippsland are 16.9% Technicians & trades workers, 15.4% Professionals, 13.8% Managers, 12.3% Labourers, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gippsland work in are 12.8% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Retail trade, 9.3% Construction, 8.6% Manufacturing, 8.3% Education and training, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 7.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 3.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

39.7% of homes are fully owned, and 32.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $469 per week and the median household income is $903 per week.

The median rent in Gippsland is $175 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1257 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Gippsland contains postcodes 3701, 3707, 3723, 3824, 3825, 3840, 3842, 3844, 3847, 3850, 3851, 3854, 3856, 3857, 3858, 3859, 3860, 3862, 3864, 3865, 3869, 3870, 3871, 3873, 3874, 3875, 3878, 3880, 3882, 3885, 3886, 3887, 3888, 3889, 3890, 3891, 3892, 3893, 3895, 3896, 3898, 3900, 3902, 3903, 3904, 3909, 3962, 3966, 3967, 3971 and includes the suburbs of Airly, Alberton, Alberton West, Anglers Rest, Bairnsdale, Balook, Bellbird Creek, Bemm River, Benambra, Bendoc, Bengworden, Bete Bolong, Bete Bolong North, Bindi, Binginwarri, Bingo Munjie, Blackwarry, Boisdale, Bonang, Boola, Boolarra, Boolarra South, Boole Poole, Briagolong, Broadlands, Brodribb River, Brookville, Bruthen, Buchan, Buchan South, Budgee Budgee, Budgeree, Buldah, Bullumwaal, Bumberrah, Bundalaguah, Bundara, Bushy Park, Butchers Ridge, Cabbage Tree Creek, Callignee, Callignee North, Callignee South, Calrossie, Calulu, Cann River, Cape Conran, Carrajung, Carrajung Lower, Carrajung South, Cassilis, Chandlers Creek, Churchill, Clifton Creek, Club Terrace, Clydebank, Cobains, Cobbannah, Cobberas, Cobungra, Combienbar, Coongulla, Corringle, Cowwarr, Crooked River, Dargo, Darlimurla, Darriman, Dartmouth, Dawson, Deddick Valley, Delburn, Delegate River, Denison, Deptford, Devon North, Doctors Flat, Double Bridges, Driffield, Dutson, Dutson Downs, Eagle Point, East Bairnsdale, Eastwood, Ellaswood, Ensay, Ensay North, Errinundra, Fairy Dell, Fernbank, Flaggy Creek, Flamingo Beach, Flynn, Flynns Creek, Forge Creek, Fulham, Gelantipy, Gelliondale, Genoa, Giffard, Giffard West, Gipsy Point, Glenaladale, Glengarry, Glengarry North, Glengarry West, Glenmaggie, Glen Valley, Glen Wills, Glomar Beach, Golden Beach, Goongerah, Goon Nure, Gormandale, Grand Ridge, Granite Rock, Hawkhurst, Hazelwood, Hazelwood North, Hazelwood South, Hedley, Hernes Oak, Heyfield, Hiamdale, Hiawatha, Hillside, Hinnomunjie, Hollands Landing, Hunterston, Iguana Creek, Jack River, Jarrahmond, Jeeralang, Jeeralang Junction, Johnsonville, Jumbuk, Kalimna, Kalimna West, Kilmany, Koornalla, Lake Bunga, Lakes Entrance, Lake Tyers, Lake Tyers Beach, Langsborough, Licola, Licola North, Lindenow, Lindenow South, Llowalong, Loch Sport, Longford, Loy Yang, Lucknow, Macks Creek, Madalya, Maffra, Maffra West Upper, Mallacoota, Manns Beach, Manorina, Maramingo Creek, Marlo, Maryvale, Mcloughlins Beach, Meerlieu, Melwood, Merrijig, Metung, Mirboo, Montgomery, Moondarra, Morwell, Mossiface, Mount Buller, Mount Tassie, Mount Taylor, Munro, Murrindal, Myrtlebank, Nambrok, Nariel Valley, Narracan, Newborough, Newlands Arm, Newmerella, Newry, Nicholson, Noorinbee, Noorinbee North, Nowa Nowa, Nungurner, Nunniong, Nurran, Nyerimilang, Ocean Grange, Omeo, Omeo Valley, Orbost, Paradise Beach, Paynesville, Pearsondale, Perry Bridge, Port Albert, Raymond Island, Reedy Flat, Riverslea, Robertsons Beach, Rosedale, Ryans, Sale, Sarsfield, Seacombe, Seaspray, Seaton, Shannonvale, Simpsons Creek, Staceys Bridge, Stirling, Stockdale, Stradbroke, Stratford, Suggan Buggan, Swan Reach, Swifts Creek, Tabberabbera, Tambo Crossing, Tamboon, Tamboritha, Tambo Upper, Tarra Valley, Tarraville, The Heart, The Honeysuckles, Timbarra, Tinamba, Tinamba West, Tom Groggin, Tonghi Creek, Tongio, Toongabbie, Toorloo Arm, Tostaree, Traralgon, Traralgon East, Traralgon South, Tubbut, Tyers, Valencia Creek, Wairewa, Walhalla East, Wallagaraugh, Walpa, Wangarabell, Waterholes, Waygara, Wentworth, Willung, Willung South, Wingan River, Winnindoo, Wiseleigh, Wombat Creek, Won Wron, Wonyip, Woodglen, Woodside, Woodside Beach, Woodside North, Woods Point, Woorarra East, Wroxham, W Tree, Wuk Wuk, Wulgulmerang, Wulgulmerang East, Wulgulmerang West, Wurruk, Wy Yung, Yallourn, Yallourn North, Yalmy, Yarram, Yinnar and Yinnar South.