Poowong Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Poowong (3988) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 91 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Poowong is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Poowong was 610 and is comprised of approximately 48.5% females and 51.5% males.

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

86.3% of people living in the suburb of Poowong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% England, 1.0% Netherlands, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% India.

95.7% of people living in Poowong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Punjabi, 0.5% Greek.

The religious makeup of Poowong is 33.1% No religion, 20.7% Anglican, 17.5% Uniting Church, 12.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.7% Catholic, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 0.7% Other Religious Groups, 0.5% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.5% Eastern Orthodox.

55.1% of people are married, 26.7% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 31 widowed people living in Poowong.

61.1% of the people living in Poowong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.0% are working on a part time basis. Poowong has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Poowong are 27.7% Managers, 12.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.1% Labourers, 10.0% Technicians & trades workers, 8.7% Sales workers, 8.3% Professionals, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Poowong work in are 22.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.4% Manufacturing, 7.6% Construction, 7.6% Wholesale trade, 6.9% Health care and social assistance, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.8% Retail trade, 5.5% Education and training, 4.5% Accommodation and food services.

47.8% of homes are fully owned, and 34.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $525 per week and the median household income is $959 per week.

The median rent in Poowong is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Poowong postcode 3988

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