Lorne Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Lorne (3232) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Great Ocean Rd/Otway Ranges, Victoria. It is about 119 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Lorne is in the federal electorate of Corangamite.

In the 2011 census the population of Lorne was 1,394 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lorne is 49 years of age.

74.9% of people living in the suburb of Lorne were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Italy, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Greece, 0.6% Latvia, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% India, 0.4% China , 0.4% Israel, 0.4% Chile, 0.3% Hong Kong .

81.9% of people living in Lorne speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Greek, 0.9% German, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Lorne is 32.9% No religion, 17.8% Catholic, 15.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 14.3% Anglican, 7.6% Uniting Church, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Eastern Orthodox, 0.9% Buddhism.

51.1% of people are married, 28.7% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 84 widowed people living in Lorne.

47.9% of the people living in Lorne over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 40.2% are working on a part time basis. Lorne has an unemployment rate of 2.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Lorne are 23.5% Managers, 17.3% Professionals, 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 12.9% Labourers, 10.8% Sales workers, 8.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 2.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lorne work in are 21.5% Accommodation and food services, 15.2% Construction, 13.7% Retail trade, 9.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.1% Education and training, 5.7% Administrative and support services, 4.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.9% Manufacturing, 3.7% Rental, hiring and real estate services.

47.7% of homes are fully owned, and 21.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $552 per week and the median household income is $972 per week.

The median rent in Lorne is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lorne postcode 3232

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