Childers Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Childers (3824) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 114 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Childers is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Childers was 182 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Childers is 49 years of age.

65.9% of people living in the suburb of Childers were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.1% Netherlands, 3.9% England, 3.4% Italy.

71.0% of people living in Childers speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 19.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.3% Dutch, 3.3% Italian, 3.3% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Childers is 23.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 20.4% No religion, 15.5% Anglican, 13.8% Catholic, 9.9% Uniting Church, 8.3% Christian, nfd, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Lutheran, 1.7% Other religious affiliation .

53.4% of people are married, 29.7% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Childers.

69.0% of the people living in Childers over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.0% are working on a part time basis. Childers has an unemployment rate of 0.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Childers are 33.8% Managers, 17.6% Labourers, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.4% Professionals, 5.4% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Childers work in are 47.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.2% Retail trade, 9.2% Construction, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Health care and social assistance, 3.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.9% Public administration and safety, 3.9% Manufacturing, 3.9% Education and training.

48.2% of homes are fully owned, and 35.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $364 per week and the median household income is $1031 per week.

The median rent in Childers is $108 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1150 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Childers postcode 3824

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