Rawson Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Rawson (3825) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 126 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Rawson is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Rawson was 325 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rawson is 38 years of age.

82.8% of people living in the suburb of Rawson were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 4.6% New Zealand, 1.5% Scotland, 1.2% Netherlands.

96.3% of people living in Rawson speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.9% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Rawson is 35.7% No religion, 22.8% Anglican, 17.8% Catholic, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.7% Uniting Church, 2.8% Other religious affiliation , 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Lutheran, 0.9% Buddhism.

38.5% of people are married, 34.4% have never married and 16.4% are divorced and 6.1% are separated. There are 11 widowed people living in Rawson.

45.8% of the people living in Rawson over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.3% are working on a part time basis. Rawson has an unemployment rate of 9.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Rawson are 22.3% Technicians & trades workers, 20.2% Labourers, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 8.5% Managers, 5.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.3% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Rawson work in are 21.6% Accommodation and food services, 15.5% Construction, 12.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Public administration and safety, 9.3% Education and training, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.1% Retail trade, 3.1% Financial and insurance services, 3.1% Manufacturing.

48.6% of homes are fully owned, and 28.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $318 per week and the median household income is $666 per week.

The median rent in Rawson is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $780 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rawson postcode 3825

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