Maffra Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Maffra (3860) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 177 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Maffra is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Maffra was 5,112 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Maffra is 40 years of age.

87.4% of people living in the suburb of Maffra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Germany, 0.2% Vietnam, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% India, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Poland, 0.1% Switzerland, 0.1% Canada, 0.1% Sri Lanka.

93.6% of people living in Maffra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% German, 0.2% French, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Other, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Maffra is 24.8% Anglican, 24.4% No religion, 24.3% Catholic, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.2% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Baptist, 1.1% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Other religious affiliation , 0.5% Buddhism.

51.7% of people are married, 29.2% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 300 widowed people living in Maffra.

55.5% of the people living in Maffra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Maffra has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Maffra are 19.1% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Professionals, 12.7% Labourers, 12.3% Managers, 11.5% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.1% Sales workers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Maffra work in are 14.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Retail trade, 10.9% Construction, 9.6% Education and training, 8.3% Manufacturing, 7.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing.

39.1% of homes are fully owned, and 33.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $464 per week and the median household income is $889 per week.

The median rent in Maffra is $170 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Maffra postcode 3860

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