Buchan South Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Buchan South (3885) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Lakes & Wilderness, Victoria. It is about 279 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Buchan South is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2006 Census the population of Buchan South is 250 and is comprised of 50.6% males and 49.4% females.

The median/average age of the Buchan South population is 44 years of age, 7 years above the Australian average.

The country of birth of people living in Buchan South is 78.3% Australia, 3.6% England, 2.8% Germany, 1.6% Papua New Guinea, 1.2% Northern Ireland.

84.3% of people speak English as their first language, 1.2% speak German.

The religious make up of Buchan South is 34.1% No Religion, 24.5% Anglican, 9.6% Catholic, 2.4% Uniting Church, 2% Salvation Army.

58.5% of people are married, 23.5% have never married and 12.5% are separated or divorced. There are 13 widowed people living in Buchan South.

54.2% of the people living in Buchan South are employed full time, while 25.4% are employed on a part time basis. Buchan South has an above average unemployment rate of 6.8% and 55 people are not part of the labour force.

The average individual income is $387.00 per week and the average household income is $758.00 per week.

The average rent in Buchan South is $0 per week and the average mortgage repayment is $699 per month. 39.8% are fully owned, and 21.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.4% of homes are rented.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Buchan South postcode 3885

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