South Gippsland Shire CouncilCommunity profile

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South Gippsland Shire

Additional areas

South Gippsland Shire has a total population of 27,213 and 15,136 dwellings in 2011.

Additional areas are summary profiles that present a sub-set of socio-demographic information and are designed for areas which have too small a population for detailed profiling.

Please note that these are summary tables that include selected statistics drawn from the 2011 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

South Gippsland Shire summary profile, 2011
NameNumber%Regional VIC %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population27,213100.0100.0
Australian citizens25,00691.990.9
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)19,16270.469.3
Indigenous population2060.81.5
Speaks language other than English at home9503.55.3
Needs assistance due to age or disability1,4435.35.7
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)1,5935.96.3
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)2,3768.78.8
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)2,2858.48.4
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)1,7426.48.1
Young workforce (25 to 34)2,3958.810.5
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)5,19219.119.8
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)4,08115.014.0
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)3,92214.411.9
Seniors (70 to 84)2,95510.910.0
Frail aged (85 and over)6722.52.3
Total Population27,213100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children2,88426.526.9
Couples without children3,52932.427.8
One parent families9408.610.5
Lone person households2,81725.926.8
Group households2322.12.9
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)10,884100.0100.0
Christian religions15,48056.962.7
Non Christian religions3531.32.0
No Religion8,45631.125.4
Not stated2,6529.79.0
Total persons (inc. non-classifiable)27,214100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school2,6289.79.7
Attending secondary school1,9157.06.9
Attending university or TAFE institution8453.14.6
Total persons (including those not attending)27,213100.0100.0
Labour Force----0.0
Total labour force12,96958.858.2
Not in the labour force8,16237.036.8
Total persons aged 15+ (inc. Not Stated)22,070100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses14,21194.187.8
Medium and high density7004.610.7
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)1841.21.5
Occupied private dwellings10,88671.983.3
Unoccupied Dwellings4,21127.816.3
Non private dwellings390.30.4
Total dwellings15,136100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)10,886100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $600 (low)2,98928.127.2
$600 to $1,249 (lower middle)3,08529.028.4
$1,250 to $1,999 (upper middle)1,91518.017.7
$2,000 or more (high)1,53214.415.9
Incomes not stated1,10310.410.7
Total households10,624100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Broadband connection6,58760.560.9
Dial-up connection5445.03.6
Other connection3793.53.9
No connection2,73325.125.3
Not stated6425.96.4
Total households10,885100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011.
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