Loch Sport Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Loch Sport (3851) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 229 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Loch Sport is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Loch Sport was 689 and is comprised of approximately 46.3% females and 53.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Loch Sport is 61 years of age.

67.4% of people living in the suburb of Loch Sport were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.1% England, 2.9% Germany, 2.5% Netherlands, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.2% Sri Lanka, 1.2% Philippines, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% Malta, 0.7% Croatia, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Wales, 0.7% Scotland.

86.8% of people living in Loch Sport speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% German, 0.9% Other , 0.9% Other, 0.9% Dutch, 0.9% Italian, 0.4% French, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Loch Sport is 27.4% Anglican, 24.3% No religion, 16.9% Catholic, 11.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.1% Uniting Church, 1.6% Other religious affiliation , 1.6% Lutheran, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.2% Christian, nfd.

54.0% of people are married, 16.0% have never married and 16.8% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 54 widowed people living in Loch Sport.

38.8% of the people living in Loch Sport over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.7% are working on a part time basis. Loch Sport has an unemployment rate of 13.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Loch Sport are 22.7% Community & personal service workers, 14.4% Managers, 14.4% Labourers, 14.4% Technicians & trades workers, 9.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.3% Professionals, 6.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.8% Sales workers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Loch Sport work in are 14.6% Accommodation and food services, 14.6% Retail trade, 14.6% Construction, 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.7% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Education and training, 6.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.6% Manufacturing, 3.8% Other services.

56.7% of homes are fully owned, and 21.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $334 per week and the median household income is $505 per week.

The median rent in Loch Sport is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $563 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Loch Sport postcode 3851

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