Bendigo Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Bendigo (3550) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, Bendigo, Victoria. It is about 132 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Bendigo is in the federal electorate of Bendigo.

In the 2011 census the population of Bendigo was 5,774 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bendigo is 37 years of age.

82.7% of people living in the suburb of Bendigo were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% England, 0.7% India, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.5% Burma , 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% China , 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Philippines.

87.1% of people living in Bendigo speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Sinhalese, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Russian, 0.1% French.

The religious makeup of Bendigo is 28.8% No religion, 24.7% Catholic, 13.8% Anglican, 11.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.1% Uniting Church, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Buddhism, 1.6% Baptist, 1.3% Other religious affiliation .

38.1% of people are married, 41.6% have never married and 10.4% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 293 widowed people living in Bendigo.

55.7% of the people living in Bendigo over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.9% are working on a part time basis. Bendigo has an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Bendigo are 28.2% Professionals, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 12.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Managers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 9.2% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bendigo work in are 18.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Retail trade, 11.2% Education and training, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.6% Manufacturing, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Construction, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.2% Financial and insurance services.

29.0% of homes are fully owned, and 25.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 42.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $564 per week and the median household income is $957 per week.

The median rent in Bendigo is $215 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bendigo postcode 3550

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