Swifts Creek Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Swifts Creek (3896) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, North Eastern, Victoria. It is about 250 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Swifts Creek is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Swifts Creek was 419 and is comprised of approximately 48.4% females and 51.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Swifts Creek is 47 years of age.

84.2% of people living in the suburb of Swifts Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.1% England, 1.9% Scotland, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.4% Netherlands, 1.2% Germany.

93.1% of people living in Swifts Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% German, 0.7% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Swifts Creek is 33.1% No religion, 21.0% Catholic, 20.0% Anglican, 7.6% Uniting Church, 5.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Other religious affiliation , 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.4% Lutheran.

46.9% of people are married, 31.2% have never married and 14.9% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Swifts Creek.

54.7% of the people living in Swifts Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.4% are working on a part time basis. Swifts Creek has an unemployment rate of 7.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Swifts Creek are 24.2% Managers, 18.7% Professionals, 15.4% Labourers, 9.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.9% Technicians & trades workers, 8.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.1% Community & personal service workers, 3.3% Sales workers, 3.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Swifts Creek work in are 27.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.4% Manufacturing, 11.6% Education and training, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Retail trade, 5.0% Construction, 3.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 2.8% Inadequately described/Not stated.

54.1% of homes are fully owned, and 23.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $395 per week and the median household income is $773 per week.

The median rent in Swifts Creek is $65 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $867 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Swifts Creek postcode 3896

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