Toora Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Toora (3962) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 151 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Toora is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Toora was 887 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Toora is 52 years of age.

84.3% of people living in the suburb of Toora were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 1.5% Italy, 1.4% Germany, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.8% Northern Ireland, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.5% India, 0.5% Denmark, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Argentina, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Philippines.

95.2% of people living in Toora speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% German, 1.1% Italian, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.3% Greek.

The religious makeup of Toora is 30.7% No religion, 20.9% Anglican, 18.7% Catholic, 10.3% Uniting Church, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.9% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Buddhism.

48.2% of people are married, 26.7% have never married and 11.7% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 79 widowed people living in Toora.

51.3% of the people living in Toora over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 41.1% are working on a part time basis. Toora has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Toora are 19.4% Labourers, 19.2% Managers, 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 10.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Professionals, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.8% Sales workers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Toora work in are 18.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Retail trade, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.6% Manufacturing, 6.1% Inadequately described/Not stated, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Education and training, 4.8% Construction.

46.2% of homes are fully owned, and 30.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $394 per week and the median household income is $720 per week.

The median rent in Toora is $125 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Toora postcode 3962

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