Bass Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Bass (3991) is a suburb of Melbourne, Phillip Island, Victoria. It is about 86 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Bass is in the federal electorate of Flinders.

In the 2011 census the population of Bass was 414 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bass is 47 years of age.

76.9% of people living in the suburb of Bass were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.5% England, 2.9% New Zealand, 1.5% Germany, 1.2% Thailand, 1.2% Malta, 1.0% Ireland, 1.0% Philippines, 0.7% Netherlands.

92.0% of people living in Bass speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Filipino , 0.7% Other, 0.7% Dutch, 0.7% Khmer, 0.7% Italian, 0.7% German, 0.7% Greek.

The religious makeup of Bass is 27.4% Anglican, 27.1% No religion, 16.7% Catholic, 10.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 4.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Pentecostal, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 0.7% Eastern Orthodox.

53.0% of people are married, 25.2% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 7.2% are separated. There are 14 widowed people living in Bass.

55.3% of the people living in Bass over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. Bass has an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Bass are 20.4% Managers, 19.4% Labourers, 18.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.9% Sales workers, 7.1% Professionals, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bass work in are 16.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.8% Construction, 10.5% Accommodation and food services, 9.6% Arts and recreation services, 7.2% Manufacturing, 6.2% Retail trade, 6.2% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 4.3% Health care and social assistance.

42.7% of homes are fully owned, and 34.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $462 per week and the median household income is $861 per week.

The median rent in Bass is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bass postcode 3991

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