Paraparap Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Paraparap (3240) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 86 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Paraparap is in the federal electorate of Corangamite.

In the 2011 census the population of Paraparap was 275 and is comprised of approximately 53.1% females and 46.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Paraparap is 40 years of age.

90.9% of people living in the suburb of Paraparap were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% England, 2.2% Netherlands.

92.4% of people living in Paraparap speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Italian, 1.1% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Paraparap is 23.9% Anglican, 21.7% No religion, 19.2% Catholic, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.4% Uniting Church, 5.4% Baptist, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Other religious affiliation , 2.2% Pentecostal, 1.4% Buddhism.

58.4% of people are married, 29.4% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 0.0% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Paraparap.

62.5% of the people living in Paraparap over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.2% are working on a part time basis. Paraparap has an unemployment rate of 2.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Paraparap are 20.1% Managers, 18.8% Professionals, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 5.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.2% Labourers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Paraparap work in are 16.6% Construction, 15.2% Retail trade, 6.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Manufacturing, 6.2% Other services, 6.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.8% Accommodation and food services.

40.5% of homes are fully owned, and 45.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $568 per week and the median household income is $1519 per week.

The median rent in Paraparap is $75 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Paraparap postcode 3240

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