Sale Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Sale (3850) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 187 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Sale is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Sale was 13,186 and is comprised of approximately 52.7% females and 47.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sale is 39 years of age.

82.9% of people living in the suburb of Sale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.8% India, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Poland, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.2% China .

90.9% of people living in Sale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% Punjabi, 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% German.

The religious makeup of Sale is 24.8% Catholic, 24.4% No religion, 22.4% Anglican, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Baptist, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Buddhism, 0.8% Other religious affiliation .

48.0% of people are married, 31.8% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 836 widowed people living in Sale.

56.6% of the people living in Sale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.2% are working on a part time basis. Sale has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Sale are 19.9% Professionals, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Labourers, 11.0% Managers, 10.3% Sales workers, 4.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sale work in are 14.2% Health care and social assistance, 13.5% Retail trade, 12.3% Public administration and safety, 9.3% Education and training, 7.7% Construction, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Manufacturing, 4.3% Mining, 4.1% Other services.

33.7% of homes are fully owned, and 31.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $517 per week and the median household income is $946 per week.

The median rent in Sale is $195 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sale postcode 3850

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