Bemm River Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Bemm River (3889) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Lakes & Wilderness, Victoria. It is about 351 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Bemm River is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Bemm River was 287 and is comprised of approximately 43.2% females and 56.8% males.

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

83.6% of people living in the suburb of Bemm River were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% New Zealand, 2.1% England, 1.7% Wales, 1.4% Ireland, 1.4% Germany, 1.0% Netherlands, 1.0% Scotland.

94.8% of people living in Bemm River speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% French.

The religious makeup of Bemm River is 35.7% No religion, 22.4% Anglican, 13.3% Catholic, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.3% Seventh-day Adventist, 5.2% Christian, nfd, 4.9% Uniting Church, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Buddhism, 1.0% Presbyterian and Reformed.

41.3% of people are married, 28.9% have never married and 14.9% are divorced and 5.8% are separated. There are 22 widowed people living in Bemm River.

51.3% of the people living in Bemm River over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.4% are working on a part time basis. Bemm River has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Bemm River are 26.6% Managers, 21.1% Labourers, 13.8% Community & personal service workers, 11.9% Technicians & trades workers, 10.1% Professionals, 7.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 3.7% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Bemm River work in are 17.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.8% Accommodation and food services, 10.9% Public administration and safety, 10.9% Education and training, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Retail trade, 8.2% Manufacturing, 5.5% Construction, 5.5% Inadequately described/Not stated.

60.8% of homes are fully owned, and 21.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $404 per week and the median household income is $595 per week.

The median rent in Bemm River is $80 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $867 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bemm River postcode 3889

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