Lakes Entrance Demographics (VIC) Local Stats
Lakes Entrance (3909) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Lakes & Wilderness, Victoria. It is about 265 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Lakes Entrance is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.
In the 2011 census the population of Lakes Entrance was 4,569 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.
The median/average age of the people in Lakes Entrance is 49 years of age.
78.7% of people living in the suburb of Lakes Entrance were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.1% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% India, 0.4% Malta, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% China , 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.2% Spain, 0.2% Egypt.
88.3% of people living in Lakes Entrance speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Italian, 0.6% Other, 0.4% Greek, 0.3% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Maltese, 0.2% Other.
The religious makeup of Lakes Entrance is 25.0% No religion, 21.5% Catholic, 20.6% Anglican, 12.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Uniting Church, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 1.1% Pentecostal, 1.0% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses.
49.6% of people are married, 26.4% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 403 widowed people living in Lakes Entrance.
48.3% of the people living in Lakes Entrance over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.9% are working on a part time basis. Lakes Entrance has an unemployment rate of 7.9%.
The main occupations of people living in Lakes Entrance are 17.5% Labourers, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.9% Community & personal service workers, 12.6% Managers, 12.0% Sales workers, 11.8% Professionals, 10.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.
The main industries people from Lakes Entrance work in are 19.5% Accommodation and food services, 13.0% Retail trade, 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Construction, 6.3% Education and training, 6.1% Manufacturing, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 3.1% Other services.
44.2% of homes are fully owned, and 20.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.2% of homes are rented.
The median individual income is $386 per week and the median household income is $694 per week.
The median rent in Lakes Entrance is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.
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