Briagolong Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Briagolong (3860) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 184 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Briagolong is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Briagolong was 1,075 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Briagolong is 43 years of age.

86.5% of people living in the suburb of Briagolong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Hungary, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% Thailand, 0.3% Germany.

96.1% of people living in Briagolong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Briagolong is 34.5% No religion, 23.8% Anglican, 17.6% Catholic, 10.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.7% Uniting Church, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Baptist, 0.7% Lutheran, 0.6% Salvation Army.

49.4% of people are married, 32.2% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 4.7% are separated. There are 36 widowed people living in Briagolong.

49.8% of the people living in Briagolong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.4% are working on a part time basis. Briagolong has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Briagolong are 19.9% Technicians & trades workers, 19.3% Professionals, 14.1% Community & personal service workers, 13.3% Managers, 8.9% Labourers, 8.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.6% Sales workers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Briagolong work in are 13.7% Health care and social assistance, 13.1% Education and training, 10.4% Construction, 9.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.1% Public administration and safety, 7.7% Retail trade, 6.3% Manufacturing, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.8% Accommodation and food services.

43.3% of homes are fully owned, and 41.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $481 per week and the median household income is $983 per week.

The median rent in Briagolong is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1107 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Briagolong postcode 3860

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