Winchelsea Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Winchelsea (3241) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Great Ocean Rd/Otway Ranges, Victoria. It is about 98 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Winchelsea is in the federal electorate of Corangamite.

In the 2011 census the population of Winchelsea was 1,955 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

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

84.5% of people living in the suburb of Winchelsea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% Philippines, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Fiji, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Sweden, 0.2% India, 0.2% China , 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Italy.

92.3% of people living in Winchelsea speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Hindi, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Winchelsea is 25.2% No religion, 23.2% Anglican, 17.9% Catholic, 11.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.6% Uniting Church, 4.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Baptist, 0.9% Lutheran, 0.6% Other religious affiliation .

48.8% of people are married, 29.4% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 144 widowed people living in Winchelsea.

57.5% of the people living in Winchelsea over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.0% are working on a part time basis. Winchelsea has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Winchelsea are 15.8% Managers, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Labourers, 13.4% Professionals, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.3% Sales workers, 8.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Winchelsea work in are 13.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.4% Retail trade, 9.8% Manufacturing, 8.4% Construction, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

38.6% of homes are fully owned, and 33.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $445 per week and the median household income is $900 per week.

The median rent in Winchelsea is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1213 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Winchelsea postcode 3241

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