Neerim South Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Neerim South (3831) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 89 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Neerim South is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Neerim South was 1,193 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Neerim South is 43 years of age.

86.7% of people living in the suburb of Neerim South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 1.6% Netherlands, 1.5% Germany, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% India, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Philippines.

94.6% of people living in Neerim South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% German, 0.8% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.3% Sinhalese, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Neerim South is 29.2% No religion, 22.3% Catholic, 17.8% Anglican, 10.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.7% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.0% Buddhism, 0.7% Baptist.

54.2% of people are married, 26.9% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 61 widowed people living in Neerim South.

57.0% of the people living in Neerim South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.2% are working on a part time basis. Neerim South has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Neerim South are 17.9% Managers, 16.9% Professionals, 13.5% Labourers, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.8% Sales workers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Neerim South work in are 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.8% Education and training, 9.8% Construction, 8.6% Retail trade, 8.1% Manufacturing, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Professional, scientific and technical services.

40.4% of homes are fully owned, and 41.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $502 per week and the median household income is $1064 per week.

The median rent in Neerim South is $175 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1559 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Neerim South postcode 3831

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