Smythesdale Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Smythesdale (3351) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Ballaratt, Victoria. It is about 115 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Smythesdale is in the federal electorates of Ballarat, Corangamite, Wannon.

In the 2011 census the population of Smythesdale was 849 and is comprised of approximately 46.9% females and 53.1% males.

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

82.6% of people living in the suburb of Smythesdale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% England, 1.8% Scotland, 1.2% Netherlands, 0.8% South Africa, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Malta, 0.5% Germany.

89.6% of people living in Smythesdale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Japanese, 0.8% Dutch, 0.5% Other .

The religious makeup of Smythesdale is 31.0% No religion, 22.1% Catholic, 16.7% Anglican, 12.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.8% Uniting Church, 1.6% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.2% Baptist, 1.1% Other Religious Groups.

55.0% of people are married, 27.9% have never married and 10.8% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Smythesdale.

59.2% of the people living in Smythesdale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.1% are working on a part time basis. Smythesdale has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Smythesdale are 20.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Professionals, 13.8% Sales workers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.5% Labourers, 10.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 7.8% Managers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Smythesdale work in are 17.3% Retail trade, 14.6% Health care and social assistance, 14.4% Manufacturing, 10.0% Construction, 7.3% Education and training, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Accommodation and food services, 3.3% Financial and insurance services.

41.0% of homes are fully owned, and 48.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $490 per week and the median household income is $1085 per week.

The median rent in Smythesdale is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1192 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Smythesdale postcode 3351

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