Barwon Downs Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Barwon Downs (3243) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Great Ocean Rd/Otway Ranges, Victoria. It is about 129 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Barwon Downs is in the federal electorate of Corangamite.

In the 2011 census the population of Barwon Downs was 362 and is comprised of approximately 48.6% females and 51.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Barwon Downs is 47 years of age.

86.7% of people living in the suburb of Barwon Downs were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.7% Netherlands, 1.4% South Africa.

95.6% of people living in Barwon Downs speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Dutch, 0.8% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Barwon Downs is 33.2% No religion, 19.7% Catholic, 17.2% Anglican, 11.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.7% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.8% Salvation Army, 0.8% Buddhism.

54.7% of people are married, 29.5% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Barwon Downs.

61.5% of the people living in Barwon Downs over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.5% are working on a part time basis. Barwon Downs has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Barwon Downs are 39.0% Managers, 20.0% Professionals, 13.8% Labourers, 7.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.7% Community & personal service workers, 5.1% Technicians & trades workers, 4.6% Sales workers, 2.1% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Barwon Downs work in are 34.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.9% Health care and social assistance, 9.2% Manufacturing, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Construction, 4.6% Retail trade, 4.1% Accommodation and food services, 3.6% Public administration and safety, 3.6% Education and training.

46.1% of homes are fully owned, and 39.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $493 per week and the median household income is $833 per week.

The median rent in Barwon Downs is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Barwon Downs postcode 3243

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