Benambra Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Benambra (3900) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, North Eastern, Victoria. It is about 260 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Benambra is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Benambra was 249 and is comprised of approximately 42.6% females and 57.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Benambra is 50 years of age.

88.4% of people living in the suburb of Benambra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 2.4% Germany, 2.0% Philippines.

93.6% of people living in Benambra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 1.2% German.

The religious makeup of Benambra is 23.3% Catholic, 22.5% No religion, 21.3% Anglican, 11.6% Uniting Church, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.0% Other religious affiliation , 2.8% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Other Religious Groups.

55.9% of people are married, 24.8% have never married and 13.9% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Benambra.

64.5% of the people living in Benambra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.1% are working on a part time basis. Benambra has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Benambra are 41.9% Managers, 15.4% Labourers, 11.8% Professionals, 8.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Technicians & trades workers, 2.2% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Benambra work in are 46.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.7% Accommodation and food services, 9.2% Retail trade, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 6.9% Construction, 6.9% Health care and social assistance, 3.1% Education and training, 2.3% Administrative and support services, 2.3% Mining.

53.8% of homes are fully owned, and 24.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $374 per week and the median household income is $650 per week.

The median rent in Benambra is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $802 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Benambra postcode 3900

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