Metung Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Metung (3904) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Lakes & Wilderness, Victoria. It is about 252 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Metung is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Metung was 1,222 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Metung is 55 years of age.

79.2% of people living in the suburb of Metung were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.1% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.2% Scotland, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% United States of America, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% France, 0.4% Malta, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Singapore, 0.3% Philippines.

93.5% of people living in Metung speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% German, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Other , 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Metung is 28.1% No religion, 25.7% Anglican, 17.0% Catholic, 10.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Uniting Church, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Lutheran, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

63.4% of people are married, 19.3% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 59 widowed people living in Metung.

50.0% of the people living in Metung over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 39.8% are working on a part time basis. Metung has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Metung are 17.8% Technicians & trades workers, 17.4% Professionals, 16.2% Managers, 13.5% Community & personal service workers, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Labourers, 5.5% Sales workers, 4.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Metung work in are 14.5% Accommodation and food services, 13.1% Construction, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 8.0% Retail trade, 7.6% Manufacturing, 6.8% Education and training, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.6% Financial and insurance services.

52.4% of homes are fully owned, and 25.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $512 per week and the median household income is $873 per week.

The median rent in Metung is $215 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Metung postcode 3904

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