Pioneer Bay Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Pioneer Bay (3984) is a suburb of Melbourne, Phillip Island, Victoria. It is about 81 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Pioneer Bay is in the federal electorate of Flinders.

In the 2011 census the population of Pioneer Bay was 330 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Pioneer Bay is 41 years of age.

77.0% of people living in the suburb of Pioneer Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.2% England, 2.7% Lithuania, 2.4% New Zealand, 1.5% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 1.2% Scotland, 0.9% Ireland.

90.3% of people living in Pioneer Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.7% Other.

The religious makeup of Pioneer Bay is 35.3% No religion, 21.1% Anglican, 20.2% Catholic, 13.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Uniting Church, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Baptist, 0.9% Buddhism.

34.2% of people are married, 38.3% have never married and 16.9% are divorced and 6.0% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Pioneer Bay.

48.9% of the people living in Pioneer Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.3% are working on a part time basis. Pioneer Bay has an unemployment rate of 12.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Pioneer Bay are 18.0% Labourers, 17.2% Professionals, 14.8% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Managers, 7.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.3% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Pioneer Bay work in are 14.6% Inadequately described/Not stated, 12.2% Manufacturing, 12.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 12.2% Construction, 10.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Arts and recreation services, 4.9% Accommodation and food services.

26.6% of homes are fully owned, and 38.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $422 per week and the median household income is $686 per week.

The median rent in Pioneer Bay is $188 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Pioneer Bay postcode 3984

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