Lake Wendouree Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Lake Wendouree (3350) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Ballaratt, Victoria. It is about 104 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Lake Wendouree is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Lake Wendouree was 2,884 and is comprised of approximately 55.2% females and 44.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lake Wendouree is 47 years of age.

84.7% of people living in the suburb of Lake Wendouree were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.1% India, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Japan, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% China , 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% Italy.

91.2% of people living in Lake Wendouree speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Hindi, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Other , 0.2% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Lake Wendouree is 31.8% Catholic, 21.6% No religion, 15.7% Anglican, 12.1% Uniting Church, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Other religious affiliation , 0.7% Churches of Christ, 0.7% Baptist.

50.7% of people are married, 29.3% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 260 widowed people living in Lake Wendouree.

56.8% of the people living in Lake Wendouree over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.5% are working on a part time basis. Lake Wendouree has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Lake Wendouree are 35.1% Professionals, 17.1% Managers, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Technicians & trades workers, 8.0% Sales workers, 7.1% Community & personal service workers, 4.8% Labourers, 2.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lake Wendouree work in are 18.4% Health care and social assistance, 12.9% Education and training, 10.1% Retail trade, 8.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.9% Construction, 7.6% Manufacturing, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Public administration and safety, 3.1% Financial and insurance services.

46.0% of homes are fully owned, and 22.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $694 per week and the median household income is $1385 per week.

The median rent in Lake Wendouree is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lake Wendouree postcode 3350

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