Bairnsdale LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Bairnsdale was 13,243 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bairnsdale is 42 years of age.

86.6% of people living in the region of Bairnsdale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% India, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Fiji.

93.1% of people living in Bairnsdale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Italian, 0.7% Other, 0.3% German, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Bairnsdale is 27.2% No religion, 21.6% Catholic, 21.5% Anglican, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Pentecostal, 1.1% Brethren, 1.1% Baptist.

47.7% of people are married, 31.1% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 937 widowed people living in Bairnsdale.

53.5% 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 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Bairnsdale are 15.5% Professionals, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Labourers, 12.2% Sales workers, 12.1% Managers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bairnsdale work in are 15.2% Retail trade, 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Manufacturing, 10.2% Construction, 8.6% Education and training, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.0% Other services.

37.9% of homes are fully owned, and 29.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $475 per week and the median household income is $840 per week.

The median rent in Bairnsdale is $195 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.