Kaniva Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Kaniva (3419) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, North Western, Victoria. It is about 368 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Kaniva is in the federal electorate of Mallee.

In the 2011 census the population of Kaniva was 1,061 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kaniva is 45 years of age.

89.9% of people living in the suburb of Kaniva were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% England, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% Greece, 0.5% Ukraine, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Philippines.

94.7% of people living in Kaniva speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% German, 0.3% Tamil, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Greek.

The religious makeup of Kaniva is 27.1% Uniting Church, 21.3% No religion, 15.9% Anglican, 9.0% Catholic, 8.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Lutheran, 3.0% Salvation Army, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Pentecostal.

58.2% of people are married, 22.6% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 88 widowed people living in Kaniva.

64.0% of the people living in Kaniva over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.0% are working on a part time basis. Kaniva has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Kaniva are 32.3% Managers, 16.2% Professionals, 12.6% Labourers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Technicians & trades workers, 7.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.6% Sales workers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kaniva work in are 32.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 15.2% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Retail trade, 8.5% Education and training, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.3% Construction, 3.6% Accommodation and food services, 3.2% Manufacturing.

54.0% of homes are fully owned, and 23.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $450 per week and the median household income is $783 per week.

The median rent in Kaniva is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $729 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kaniva postcode 3419

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