Wimmera RegionCommunity profile

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Wimmera Region

Additional areas

Wimmera Region has a total population of 35,940 and 18,098 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.

Wimmera Region summary profile, 2016
NameNumber%Regional VIC %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population35,940100.0100.0
Australian citizens32,86791.488.2
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)25,69871.568.1
Indigenous population4831.31.6
Needs assistance due to age or disability2,4026.76.0
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)1,9745.55.8
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)3,0798.68.7
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)2,5907.27.4
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)2,5417.17.9
Young workforce (25 to 34)3,70410.310.9
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)5,90316.418.1
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)5,35114.913.9
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)4,87113.613.4
Seniors (70 to 84)4,57312.711.1
Frail aged (85 and over)1,3673.82.7
Total Population35,940100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children3,52323.425.3
Couples without children4,35128.927.1
One parent families1,2928.610.1
Lone person households4,66731.027.0
Group households3332.22.9
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)15,064100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school3,3229.29.5
Attending secondary school2,2736.36.3
Attending university or TAFE institution8942.54.2
Total persons (including those not attending)35,940100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses16,18489.987.9
Medium and high density1,5168.410.2
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)1771.01.4
Occupied private dwellings15,06483.283.6
Unoccupied Dwellings2,93816.216.1
Non private dwellings960.50.3
Total dwellings18,098100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)18,082100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $650 (low)3,74125.822.9
$650 to $1,449 (lower middle)5,19235.934.0
$1,449 to $2,499 (upper middle)2,65718.419.8
$2,500 or more (high)1,3729.512.5
Incomes not stated1,51710.510.7
Total households14,479100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Internet connection10,58670.373.5
No internet connection3,43422.818.1
Not stated1,0386.98.4
Total households15,064100.0100.0

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