Bushfield Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Bushfield (3281) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Great Ocean Rd/Otway Ranges, Victoria. It is about 223 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Bushfield is in the federal electorate of Wannon.

In the 2011 census the population of Bushfield was 586 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bushfield is 37 years of age.

87.6% of people living in the suburb of Bushfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Germany.

96.2% of people living in Bushfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% German.

The religious makeup of Bushfield is 31.7% Catholic, 22.0% No religion, 12.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 10.7% Anglican, 8.0% Uniting Church, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.4% Lutheran, 2.0% Baptist, 1.7% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.4% Christian, nfd.

65.8% of people are married, 26.2% have never married and 3.0% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Bushfield.

60.1% of the people living in Bushfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.2% are working on a part time basis. Bushfield has an unemployment rate of 2.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Bushfield are 21.8% Technicians & trades workers, 17.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.7% Professionals, 12.6% Managers, 10.5% Sales workers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.1% Labourers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bushfield work in are 13.2% Retail trade, 12.5% Construction, 11.5% Education and training, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Manufacturing, 7.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Public administration and safety, 4.1% Rental, hiring and real estate services.

37.3% of homes are fully owned, and 54.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $692 per week and the median household income is $1540 per week.

The median rent in Bushfield is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1582 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bushfield postcode 3281

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