Wedderburn Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Wedderburn (3518) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, Bendigo, Victoria. It is about 196 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Wedderburn is in the federal electorate of Murray.

In the 2011 census the population of Wedderburn was 980 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wedderburn is 52 years of age.

80.8% of people living in the suburb of Wedderburn were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Uganda, 0.5% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.5% Malta, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa.

89.2% of people living in Wedderburn speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% German, 0.6% Croatian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% Hungarian, 0.3% Italian.

The religious makeup of Wedderburn is 25.6% No religion, 20.5% Anglican, 17.8% Catholic, 11.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.1% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.2% Churches of Christ.

43.5% of people are married, 24.5% have never married and 16.4% are divorced and 5.2% are separated. There are 84 widowed people living in Wedderburn.

48.3% of the people living in Wedderburn over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.6% are working on a part time basis. Wedderburn has an unemployment rate of 9.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Wedderburn are 17.8% Managers, 15.2% Labourers, 11.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.7% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.2% Sales workers, 10.2% Technicians & trades workers, 9.5% Professionals, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wedderburn work in are 16.3% Public administration and safety, 13.3% Retail trade, 12.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Education and training, 7.6% Manufacturing, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Other services.

56.1% of homes are fully owned, and 20.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $353 per week and the median household income is $547 per week.

The median rent in Wedderburn is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $650 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wedderburn postcode 3518

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