Welshpool Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Welshpool (3966) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 159 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Welshpool is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Welshpool was 439 and is comprised of approximately 47.2% females and 52.8% males.

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

88.5% of people living in the suburb of Welshpool were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.4% Belgium, 1.1% Germany, 0.9% Netherlands.

95.9% of people living in Welshpool speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Italian, 1.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of Welshpool is 26.2% Anglican, 25.5% No religion, 18.0% Catholic, 10.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.4% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Other Protestant, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 0.7% Jehovah's Witnesses.

46.8% of people are married, 32.4% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in Welshpool.

58.6% of the people living in Welshpool over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.9% are working on a part time basis. Welshpool has an unemployment rate of 1.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Welshpool are 30.7% Managers, 20.5% Labourers, 13.7% Technicians & trades workers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.4% Professionals, 2.9% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Welshpool work in are 35.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Construction, 6.4% Mining, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Health care and social assistance, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.9% Retail trade, 4.4% Wholesale trade.

45.4% of homes are fully owned, and 31.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $378 per week and the median household income is $772 per week.

The median rent in Welshpool is $130 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Welshpool postcode 3966

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