Birregurra Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Birregurra (3242) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Great Ocean Rd/Otway Ranges, Victoria. It is about 115 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Birregurra is in the federal electorate of Corangamite.

In the 2011 census the population of Birregurra was 741 and is comprised of approximately 47.4% females and 52.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Birregurra is 43 years of age.

88.0% of people living in the suburb of Birregurra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.9% Germany, 0.9% Scotland, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% United States of America.

95.1% of people living in Birregurra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% German, 0.5% French, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Greek.

The religious makeup of Birregurra is 32.1% No religion, 25.2% Catholic, 18.3% Anglican, 9.8% Uniting Church, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Other Protestant, 0.8% Lutheran, 0.4% Churches of Christ.

51.2% of people are married, 33.1% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 32 widowed people living in Birregurra.

54.0% of the people living in Birregurra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.2% are working on a part time basis. Birregurra has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Birregurra are 23.7% Managers, 16.3% Professionals, 12.6% Labourers, 11.8% Technicians & trades workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.9% Sales workers, 5.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Birregurra work in are 17.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Construction, 8.9% Manufacturing, 8.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Retail trade, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Education and training, 4.7% Professional, scientific and technical services.

45.7% of homes are fully owned, and 37.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $518 per week and the median household income is $948 per week.

The median rent in Birregurra is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1343 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Birregurra postcode 3242

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