Beech Forest Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Beech Forest (3237) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Great Ocean Rd/Otway Ranges, Victoria. It is about 153 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Beech Forest is in the federal electorate of Corangamite.

In the 2011 census the population of Beech Forest was 479 and is comprised of approximately 48.0% females and 52.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Beech Forest is 44 years of age.

74.4% of people living in the suburb of Beech Forest were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.2% Germany, 1.0% Hungary, 1.0% Indonesia, 1.0% Philippines, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% Greece, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% United States of America.

86.0% of people living in Beech Forest speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% German, 1.5% French, 1.0% Hungarian, 0.8% Arabic, 0.8% Italian, 0.6% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Beech Forest is 39.0% No religion, 16.2% Catholic, 16.0% Anglican, 12.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 2.9% Buddhism, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Baptist, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

47.1% of people are married, 33.8% have never married and 10.9% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 14 widowed people living in Beech Forest.

45.6% of the people living in Beech Forest over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 43.4% are working on a part time basis. Beech Forest has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Beech Forest are 37.4% Managers, 17.8% Labourers, 13.1% Technicians & trades workers, 10.3% Professionals, 7.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 3.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.3% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Beech Forest work in are 32.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.0% Manufacturing, 6.0% Administrative and support services, 5.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Education and training, 4.2% Public administration and safety, 3.7% Construction.

44.0% of homes are fully owned, and 34.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $419 per week and the median household income is $825 per week.

The median rent in Beech Forest is $140 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Beech Forest postcode 3237

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