Venus Bay Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Venus Bay (3956) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 124 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Venus Bay is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Venus Bay was 589 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Venus Bay is 54 years of age.

72.3% of people living in the suburb of Venus Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.3% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.9% Germany, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.9% Denmark, 0.9% Austria, 0.9% Mauritius, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% Greece, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.7% Fiji, 0.5% Hungary, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Scotland.

89.4% of people living in Venus Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Greek, 1.0% German, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Polish, 0.5% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Venus Bay is 34.2% No religion, 18.5% Catholic, 16.7% Anglican, 12.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.8% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Eastern Orthodox, 0.7% Baptist.

45.5% of people are married, 27.8% have never married and 14.0% are divorced and 5.3% are separated. There are 38 widowed people living in Venus Bay.

46.1% of the people living in Venus Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.6% are working on a part time basis. Venus Bay has an unemployment rate of 9.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Venus Bay are 22.6% Technicians & trades workers, 16.4% Managers, 15.8% Professionals, 13.6% Labourers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Sales workers, 6.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.8% Clerical & administrative workers.

The main industries people from Venus Bay work in are 18.8% Construction, 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Accommodation and food services, 9.4% Retail trade, 6.6% Education and training, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.5% Administrative and support services, 5.0% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 3.3% Other services.

49.8% of homes are fully owned, and 24.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $357 per week and the median household income is $544 per week.

The median rent in Venus Bay is $191 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1203 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Venus Bay postcode 3956

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