Leongatha South Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Leongatha South (3953) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 112 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Leongatha South is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Leongatha South was 545 and is comprised of approximately 48.6% females and 51.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Leongatha South is 42 years of age.

89.2% of people living in the suburb of Leongatha South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% Netherlands, 2.2% England, 2.0% South Africa, 1.1% Ireland, 0.7% New Zealand.

95.4% of people living in Leongatha South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.1% Other, 1.1% Dutch, 1.1% Italian, 0.7% German, 0.5% Language spoken at home not stated.

The religious makeup of Leongatha South is 25.9% No religion, 22.6% Anglican, 21.1% Catholic, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.7% Uniting Church, 5.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Salvation Army, 1.7% Baptist, 1.3% Other religious affiliation .

67.4% of people are married, 21.7% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 1.0% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Leongatha South.

57.6% of the people living in Leongatha South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.3% are working on a part time basis. Leongatha South has an unemployment rate of 1.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Leongatha South are 40.3% Managers, 11.9% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Professionals, 8.6% Labourers, 8.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.6% Sales workers, 6.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.6% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Leongatha South work in are 33.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.6% Manufacturing, 7.2% Construction, 6.9% Retail trade, 6.2% Health care and social assistance, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Wholesale trade, 3.9% Education and training.

48.9% of homes are fully owned, and 32.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $540 per week and the median household income is $1351 per week.

The median rent in Leongatha South is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1842 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Leongatha South postcode 3953

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