Wurruk Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Wurruk (3850) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Lakes & Wilderness, Victoria. It is about 184 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Wurruk is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Wurruk was 1,077 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wurruk is 33 years of age.

86.3% of people living in the suburb of Wurruk were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Japan, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.5% Timor-Leste, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Zimbabwe.

92.8% of people living in Wurruk speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Tamil, 0.5% Japanese, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% German.

The religious makeup of Wurruk is 27.6% No religion, 24.3% Catholic, 22.5% Anglican, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.1% Brethren, 0.9% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Baptist.

55.1% of people are married, 30.3% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Wurruk.

54.4% of the people living in Wurruk over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.5% are working on a part time basis. Wurruk has an unemployment rate of 7.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Wurruk are 19.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Professionals, 13.1% Sales workers, 12.7% Community & personal service workers, 11.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.3% Managers, 9.9% Labourers, 6.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wurruk work in are 15.4% Retail trade, 13.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Public administration and safety, 9.0% Construction, 8.6% Mining, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Other services, 5.4% Manufacturing, 4.9% Education and training.

24.5% of homes are fully owned, and 48.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $553 per week and the median household income is $1235 per week.

The median rent in Wurruk is $134 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

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