Wonthaggi Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Wonthaggi (3995) is a suburb of Melbourne, Phillip Island, Victoria. It is about 103 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Wonthaggi is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Wonthaggi was 4,354 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.

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

79.5% of people living in the suburb of Wonthaggi were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 1.9% Italy, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.4% India, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Burma , 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Malta, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Brazil, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Thailand.

89.1% of people living in Wonthaggi speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Italian, 1.4% Other, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% German, 0.1% Vietnamese, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Other .

The religious makeup of Wonthaggi is 26.7% Catholic, 26.7% No religion, 19.7% Anglican, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Salvation Army, 0.9% Buddhism.

42.5% of people are married, 29.6% have never married and 11.6% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 464 widowed people living in Wonthaggi.

50.6% of the people living in Wonthaggi over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.3% are working on a part time basis. Wonthaggi has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Wonthaggi are 19.8% Labourers, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.4% Sales workers, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 11.5% Professionals, 10.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.9% Managers, 7.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wonthaggi work in are 15.4% Construction, 15.0% Health care and social assistance, 14.0% Retail trade, 9.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Manufacturing, 6.1% Education and training, 5.2% Wholesale trade, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 3.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

42.7% of homes are fully owned, and 21.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $402 per week and the median household income is $675 per week.

The median rent in Wonthaggi is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1192 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wonthaggi postcode 3995

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