Meeniyan Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Meeniyan (3956) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 125 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Meeniyan is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Meeniyan was 645 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Meeniyan is 41 years of age.

86.7% of people living in the suburb of Meeniyan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.2% Netherlands, 0.8% Germany, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Scotland.

95.1% of people living in Meeniyan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% German.

The religious makeup of Meeniyan is 29.0% No religion, 18.9% Catholic, 17.1% Anglican, 12.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.7% Uniting Church, 4.2% Christian, nfd, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.9% Pentecostal, 0.8% Lutheran, 0.6% Baptist.

52.6% of people are married, 28.8% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 36 widowed people living in Meeniyan.

57.1% of the people living in Meeniyan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.1% are working on a part time basis. Meeniyan has an unemployment rate of 1.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Meeniyan are 23.2% Managers, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.9% Sales workers, 11.3% Labourers, 10.0% Professionals, 10.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Meeniyan work in are 17.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.3% Retail trade, 10.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Construction, 6.8% Manufacturing, 5.5% Wholesale trade, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services.

43.7% of homes are fully owned, and 35.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $434 per week and the median household income is $961 per week.

The median rent in Meeniyan is $102 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1105 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Meeniyan postcode 3956

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