Iona Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Iona (3815) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 73 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Iona is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Iona was 363 and is comprised of approximately 46.0% females and 54.0% males.

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

83.7% of people living in the suburb of Iona were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% Italy, 1.9% England, 1.7% Netherlands, 1.4% New Zealand.

90.3% of people living in Iona speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Italian.

The religious makeup of Iona is 28.6% Catholic, 20.9% No religion, 16.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 14.6% Anglican, 8.8% Uniting Church, 5.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.8% Salvation Army, 0.8% Baptist.

49.8% of people are married, 36.6% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Iona.

65.1% of the people living in Iona over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.0% are working on a part time basis. Iona has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Iona are 23.5% Managers, 16.6% Labourers, 11.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Professionals, 11.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.6% Sales workers, 4.8% Community & personal service workers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Iona work in are 25.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 16.7% Construction, 9.7% Manufacturing, 8.1% Retail trade, 7.0% Health care and social assistance, 4.8% Information media and telecommunications, 4.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.8% Education and training, 3.2% Arts and recreation services.

37.5% of homes are fully owned, and 40.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $496 per week and the median household income is $918 per week.

The median rent in Iona is $102 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1777 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Iona postcode 3815

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