Fish Creek Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Fish Creek (3959) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 138 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Fish Creek is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Fish Creek was 791 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

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

84.1% of people living in the suburb of Fish Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% England, 1.3% Netherlands, 0.9% Italy, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Sweden, 0.6% Canada, 0.5% Gaza Strip and West Bank, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Germany.

92.3% of people living in Fish Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Italian, 0.9% Other, 0.9% German.

The religious makeup of Fish Creek is 33.6% No religion, 20.0% Catholic, 14.4% Anglican, 10.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.6% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.3% Brethren, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

57.4% of people are married, 26.8% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 31 widowed people living in Fish Creek.

51.4% of the people living in Fish Creek 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. Fish Creek has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Fish Creek are 39.4% Managers, 11.0% Professionals, 9.7% Technicians & trades workers, 8.9% Labourers, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.3% Sales workers, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fish Creek work in are 32.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Construction, 7.3% Retail trade, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.9% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 3.9% Inadequately described/Not stated, 3.4% Education and training.

49.5% of homes are fully owned, and 32.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $484 per week and the median household income is $878 per week.

The median rent in Fish Creek is $51 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1127 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fish Creek postcode 3959

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