Ballarat LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Ballarat was 91,801 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

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

86.4% of people living in the region of Ballarat were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% India, 0.5% China , 0.3% Germany, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% United States of America.

91.6% of people living in Ballarat speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% German, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Ballarat is 27.5% Catholic, 26.7% No religion, 14.0% Anglican, 9.2% Uniting Church, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Churches of Christ, 1.0% Baptist, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

44.7% of people are married, 36.6% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 4865 widowed people living in Ballarat.

55.8% of the people living in Ballarat over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.4% are working on a part time basis. Ballarat has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Ballarat are 21.0% Professionals, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Sales workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.5% Managers, 10.4% Labourers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ballarat work in are 15.3% Health care and social assistance, 12.8% Retail trade, 10.7% Manufacturing, 9.8% Education and training, 8.7% Construction, 7.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.6% Other services.

32.9% of homes are fully owned, and 34.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $513 per week and the median household income is $988 per week.

The median rent in Ballarat is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1317 per month.