South Gippsland Shire CouncilCommunity profile

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South Gippsland Shire

Additional areas

South Gippsland Shire has a total population of 28,703 and 15,914 dwellings in 2016.

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 2016 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

South Gippsland Shire summary profile, 2016
NameNumber%Regional VIC %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population28,703100.0100.0
Australian citizens25,41288.588.2
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)19,73768.868.1
Indigenous population2761.01.6
Needs assistance due to age or disability1,5855.56.0
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)1,5895.55.8
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)2,4718.68.7
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)2,0787.27.4
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)1,7396.17.9
Young workforce (25 to 34)2,5278.810.9
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)4,88417.018.1
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)4,30115.013.9
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)4,65416.213.4
Seniors (70 to 84)3,64112.711.1
Frail aged (85 and over)8082.82.7
Total Population28,703100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children2,86624.525.3
Couples without children3,53430.227.1
One parent families9568.210.1
Lone person households3,14626.827.0
Group households2221.92.9
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)11,718100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school2,6919.49.5
Attending secondary school1,7546.16.3
Attending university or TAFE institution8503.04.2
Total persons (including those not attending)28,703100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses14,97894.487.9
Medium and high density6364.010.2
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)1821.11.4
Occupied private dwellings11,71873.683.6
Unoccupied Dwellings4,15526.116.1
Non private dwellings410.30.3
Total dwellings15,914100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)15,909100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $650 (low)2,75725.022.9
$650 to $1,449 (lower middle)3,88535.334.0
$1,449 to $2,499 (upper middle)2,03618.519.8
$2,500 or more (high)1,15210.512.5
Incomes not stated1,17910.710.7
Total households11,009100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Internet connection8,57173.173.5
No internet connection2,08817.818.1
Not stated1,0629.18.4
Total households11,718100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.