Drouin West Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Drouin West (3818) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 85 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Drouin West is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Drouin West was 365 and is comprised of approximately 46.0% females and 54.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Drouin West is 44 years of age.

88.1% of people living in the suburb of Drouin West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.9% Germany.

95.9% of people living in Drouin West speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Russian, 0.8% Tagalog, 0.8% German.

The religious makeup of Drouin West is 38.5% No religion, 15.7% Anglican, 12.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.3% Catholic, 7.4% Uniting Church, 7.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 1.1% Buddhism, 0.8% Churches of Christ.

58.2% of people are married, 30.3% have never married and 6.1% are divorced and 0.0% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Drouin West.

59.8% of the people living in Drouin West over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.9% are working on a part time basis. Drouin West has an unemployment rate of 1.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Drouin West are 20.1% Managers, 18.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Professionals, 12.9% Labourers, 9.8% Sales workers, 9.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.1% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Drouin West work in are 13.6% Manufacturing, 13.1% Construction, 12.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.4% Education and training, 7.9% Retail trade, 6.8% Health care and social assistance, 6.8% Wholesale trade, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.7% Arts and recreation services.

51.2% of homes are fully owned, and 36.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $461 per week and the median household income is $1031 per week.

The median rent in Drouin West is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Drouin West postcode 3818

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