Mount Gambier LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Mount Gambier was 27,756 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the people in Mount Gambier is 38 years of age.

86.2% of people living in the region of Mount Gambier were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Italy, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% India.

92.5% of people living in Mount Gambier speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 1.1% Italian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% German, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Croatian, 0.1% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Mount Gambier is 31.2% No religion, 21.3% Catholic, 10.5% Anglican, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.1% Uniting Church, 6.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.7% Lutheran, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Baptist, 1.3% Pentecostal.

48.8% of people are married, 32.1% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 1481 widowed people living in Mount Gambier.

56.4% of the people living in Mount Gambier over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.3% are working on a part time basis. Mount Gambier has an unemployment rate of 6.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Gambier are 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Professionals, 13.1% Labourers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Sales workers, 10.8% Managers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Gambier work in are 14.7% Manufacturing, 14.1% Retail trade, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Construction, 7.7% Education and training, 7.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.4% Public administration and safety.

28.7% of homes are fully owned, and 35.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $513 per week and the median household income is $928 per week.

The median rent in Mount Gambier is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.