Yarram Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Yarram (3971) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Lakes & Wilderness, Victoria. It is about 171 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Yarram is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Yarram was 2,168 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Yarram is 48 years of age.

85.2% of people living in the suburb of Yarram were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% England, 1.3% Netherlands, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.6% Italy, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Denmark, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Cambodia.

93.0% of people living in Yarram speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Khmer, 0.2% Filipino , 0.1% Greek.

The religious makeup of Yarram is 25.2% No religion, 23.9% Anglican, 20.2% Catholic, 9.0% Uniting Church, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.9% Christian, nfd, 0.7% Pentecostal, 0.7% Buddhism, 0.6% Other religious affiliation .

47.5% of people are married, 29.6% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 193 widowed people living in Yarram.

56.7% of the people living in Yarram over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. Yarram has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Yarram are 17.3% Labourers, 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Managers, 10.7% Professionals, 9.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.0% Sales workers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Yarram work in are 14.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.1% Retail trade, 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Construction, 7.3% Manufacturing, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Education and training, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.4% Public administration and safety.

43.5% of homes are fully owned, and 24.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $402 per week and the median household income is $697 per week.

The median rent in Yarram is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1005 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Yarram postcode 3971

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