Gisborne Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Gisborne (3437) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, Macedon Ranges, Victoria. It is about 49 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Gisborne is in the federal electorate of McEwen.

In the 2011 census the population of Gisborne was 7,289 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gisborne is 38 years of age.

83.3% of people living in the suburb of Gisborne were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Malta, 0.4% Singapore, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Croatia, 0.3% China , 0.2% India, 0.2% Ireland.

93.1% of people living in Gisborne speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Italian, 0.6% Other, 0.5% German, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.4% Croatian, 0.4% Maltese, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Gisborne is 31.2% Catholic, 27.1% No religion, 16.3% Anglican, 7.4% Uniting Church, 5.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Baptist, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

58.4% of people are married, 27.5% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 261 widowed people living in Gisborne.

58.4% of the people living in Gisborne over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Gisborne has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Gisborne are 22.3% Professionals, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Managers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 6.6% Labourers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gisborne work in are 12.8% Construction, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Retail trade, 9.4% Education and training, 8.9% Manufacturing, 7.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.4% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.5% Accommodation and food services.

33.5% of homes are fully owned, and 46.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $645 per week and the median household income is $1628 per week.

The median rent in Gisborne is $277 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1885 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gisborne postcode 3437

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