Murray Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of Murray was 130,079 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Murray is 41 years of age.

84.0% of people living in the electorate of Murray were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.7% England, 1.1% Italy, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.8% India, 0.4% Afghanistan, 0.4% Iraq, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Turkey, 0.3% Albania, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Greece, 0.1% China .

87.5% of people living in Murray speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Italian, 1.2% Other, 1.0% Arabic, 0.5% Punjabi, 0.5% Turkish, 0.3% Dari, 0.2% Persian, 0.2% Greek.

The religious makeup of Murray is 27.1% Catholic, 20.5% No religion, 17.1% Anglican, 9.8% Uniting Church, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Islam, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.9% Baptist.

51.8% of people are married, 29.2% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 7247 widowed people living in Murray.

57.9% of the people living in Murray over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.3% are working on a part time basis. Murray has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Murray are 17.9% Managers, 14.8% Labourers, 14.3% Professionals, 14.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.5% Sales workers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Murray work in are 13.3% Manufacturing, 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.7% Retail trade, 7.8% Construction, 7.0% Education and training, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.9% Public administration and safety.

37.3% of homes are fully owned, and 32.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $474 per week and the median household income is $900 per week.

The median rent in Murray is $175 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Murray contains postcodes 3472, 3475, 3477, 3516, 3517, 3518, 3520, 3523, 3525, 3527, 3537, 3551, 3556, 3557, 3558, 3559, 3561, 3562, 3563, 3564, 3565, 3566, 3567, 3570, 3571, 3572, 3573, 3575, 3576, 3579, 3607, 3608, 3610, 3612, 3614, 3616, 3617, 3618, 3620, 3621, 3622, 3623, 3624, 3629, 3630, 3631, 3633, 3634, 3635, 3636, 3637, 3638, 3639, 3640, 3641, 3644, 3646, 3649, 3663, 3664, 3665, 3666, 3669, 3670, 3725, 3728, 3730 and includes the suburbs of Appin South, Arcadia, Arcadia South, Ardmona, Arnold, Arnold West, Auchmore, Avenel, Baddaginnie, Bailieston, Ballendella, Balmattum, Bamawm, Bamawm Extension, Barmah, Barraport, Barraport West, Bathumi, Bearii, Bears Lagoon, Berrimal, Boho, Boho South, Boomahnoomoonah, Boort, Boosey, Borung, Boxwood, Brenanah, Bridgewater, Bridgewater North, Bridgewater On Loddon, Buckrabanyule, Bunbartha, Bundalong, Bundalong South, Burkes Flat, Burnewang, Burramboot, Burramine, Burramine South, Byrneside, Calivil, Campbells Forest, Canary Island, Caniambo, Carag Carag, Catumnal, Cobram, Cobram East, Cochranes Creek, Colbinabbin, Congupna, Cooma, Coomboona, Coonooer Bridge, Cornella, Corop, Cosgrove, Cosgrove South, Creek Junction, Creightons Creek, Derby, Dhurringile, Diggora, Dingee, Dookie, Drumanure, Durham Ox, Earlston, Echuca, Echuca Village, Echuca West, Emu, Esmond, Euroa, Fairy Dell, Fentons Creek, Fernihurst, Fiery Flat, Gillieston, Girgarre, Girgarre East, Gladfield, Glenalbyn, Glenloth East, Gooram, Goulburn Weir, Gowangardie, Gowar East, Grahamvale, Graytown, Gredgwin, Gunbower, Harston, Inglewood, Invergordon, Jarklin, Jungaburra, Kaarimba, Kamarooka, Kamarooka North, Kanyapella, Karramomus, Katamatite, Katamatite East, Katandra, Katandra West, Katunga, Kelvin View, Kialla, Kialla East, Kialla West, Kingower, Kinypanial, Kirwans Bridge, Kithbrook, Koonda, Koonoomoo, Korong Vale, Kotta, Kotupna, Koyuga, Kurraca, Kurraca West, Kurting, Kyabram, Kyabram South, Lake Marmal, Lancaster, Leaghur, Leichardt, Leitchville, Lemnos, Lockington, Locksley, Loddon Vale, Logan, Longwood, Longwood East, Lower Moira, Macorna, Major Plains, Mangalore, Marionvale, Marraweeney, Marungi, Mcintyre, Meering West, Merrigum, Miepoll, Milloo, Mincha, Minmindie, Mitchellstown, Mitiamo, Moglonemby, Moliagul, Molka, Mologa, Moora, Moorilim, Moormbool West, Mooroopna, Mooroopna North, Mooroopna North West, Mount Major, Muckatah, Mundoona, Murchison, Murchison East, Murchison North, Murphys Creek, Muskerry, Myola, Mysia, Mywee, Nagambie, Nalinga, Nanneella, Naring, Nathalia, Nine Mile, Numurkah, Orrvale, Patho, Picola, Picola West, Pine Grove, Pine Lodge, Pompapiel, Powlett Plains, Prairie, Pranjip, Pyramid Hill, Raywood, Redcastle, Rheola, Richmond Plains, Riggs Creek, Rochester, Roslynmead, Ruffy, Runnymede, Rushworth, Salisbury West, Sebastian, Serpentine, Sheans Creek, Shepparton, Shepparton East, Shepparton North, Skinners Flat, Stanhope, Stanhope South, Stewarton, St Germains, Strathallan, Strathbogie, Strathmerton, Sylvaterre, Tabilk, Tallygaroopna, Tamleugh, Tamleugh North, Tandarra, Tarcombe, Tatura, Tatura East, Telford, Tennyson, Terrappee, Terrick Terrick, Terrick Terrick East, Timmering, Tongala, Toolamba, Toolamba West, Toolleen, Torrumbarry, Tungamah, Ulupna, Undera, Upotipotpon, Violet Town, Waaia, Wahring, Wanalta, Waranga Shores, Wedderburn, Wedderburn Junction, Wehla, Wharparilla, Whroo, Wilby, Wirrate, Woolshed Flat, Woosang, Wunghnu, Wychitella, Wychitella North, Wyuna, Wyuna East, Yabba North, Yabba South, Yalca, Yambuna, Yando, Yarraberb, Yarrawalla, Yarrawonga, Yarrawonga South, Yarroweyah, Yeungroon East, Yielima, Youanmite, Youarang and Zeerust.