Wattle Bank Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Wattle Bank (3995) is a suburb of Melbourne, Phillip Island, Victoria. It is about 106 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Wattle Bank is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Wattle Bank was 381 and is comprised of approximately 47.2% females and 52.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wattle Bank is 39 years of age.

91.6% of people living in the suburb of Wattle Bank were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% New Zealand, 1.6% Denmark, 1.6% Scotland, 1.0% England.

95.3% of people living in Wattle Bank speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.8% Italian, 0.8% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Wattle Bank is 32.7% No religion, 30.1% Catholic, 12.8% Anglican, 5.2% Uniting Church, 4.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Baptist, 1.6% Lutheran, 0.8% Seventh-day Adventist.

58.5% of people are married, 28.9% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 1.1% are separated. There are 10 widowed people living in Wattle Bank.

56.9% of the people living in Wattle Bank over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.2% are working on a part time basis. Wattle Bank has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Wattle Bank are 29.8% Managers, 14.7% Professionals, 14.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.1% Labourers, 12.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.3% Sales workers, 4.7% Community & personal service workers, 4.2% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Wattle Bank work in are 21.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.5% Construction, 9.4% Accommodation and food services, 8.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Retail trade, 6.2% Manufacturing, 6.2% Education and training, 4.7% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 4.7% Inadequately described/Not stated.

42.3% of homes are fully owned, and 39.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $533 per week and the median household income is $1125 per week.

The median rent in Wattle Bank is $80 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wattle Bank postcode 3995

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