Koo Wee Rup Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Koo Wee Rup (3981) is a suburb of Melbourne, Phillip Island, Victoria. It is about 63 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Koo Wee Rup is in the federal electorate of Flinders.

In the 2011 census the population of Koo Wee Rup was 3,079 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Koo Wee Rup is 36 years of age.

84.4% of people living in the suburb of Koo Wee Rup were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 1.9% Italy, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Romania, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% China , 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Indonesia, 0.2% Cyprus.

91.1% of people living in Koo Wee Rup speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Italian, 1.1% Other, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Greek, 0.3% Croatian, 0.2% Punjabi, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.1% Dari.

The religious makeup of Koo Wee Rup is 30.1% Catholic, 25.5% No religion, 19.0% Anglican, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.3% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Pentecostal, 0.6% Eastern Orthodox, 0.6% Baptist.

47.6% of people are married, 33.5% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 160 widowed people living in Koo Wee Rup.

60.8% of the people living in Koo Wee Rup over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.3% are working on a part time basis. Koo Wee Rup has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Koo Wee Rup are 20.1% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Labourers, 12.8% Managers, 11.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.4% Professionals, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Koo Wee Rup work in are 14.9% Construction, 11.6% Manufacturing, 9.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Retail trade, 7.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.8% Education and training, 5.8% Wholesale trade, 4.8% Other services.

28.8% of homes are fully owned, and 45.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $522 per week and the median household income is $1101 per week.

The median rent in Koo Wee Rup is $205 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1647 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Koo Wee Rup postcode 3981

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