Traralgon Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Traralgon (3844) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 144 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Traralgon is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Traralgon was 23,834 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Traralgon is 36 years of age.

81.2% of people living in the suburb of Traralgon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% India, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% China , 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Greece, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Nigeria.

88.1% of people living in Traralgon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 1.1% Italian, 0.7% Greek, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Traralgon is 27.0% Catholic, 25.7% No religion, 18.4% Anglican, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Eastern Orthodox, 1.1% Baptist, 1.1% Pentecostal.

47.1% of people are married, 34.0% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 1225 widowed people living in Traralgon.

58.3% of the people living in Traralgon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.5% are working on a part time basis. Traralgon has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Traralgon are 18.2% Technicians & trades workers, 17.7% Professionals, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.5% Sales workers, 10.3% Labourers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Managers, 7.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Traralgon work in are 13.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Retail trade, 9.9% Manufacturing, 9.8% Construction, 8.7% Public administration and safety, 7.6% Education and training, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 3.5% Other services.

31.3% of homes are fully owned, and 38.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $555 per week and the median household income is $1125 per week.

The median rent in Traralgon is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1317 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Traralgon postcode 3844

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