Bena Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Bena (3946) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 96 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Bena is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Bena was 238 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bena is 46 years of age.

89.9% of people living in the suburb of Bena were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.3% England, 2.1% Netherlands.

96.2% of people living in Bena speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Italian, 1.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Bena is 29.5% No religion, 16.5% Catholic, 16.5% Uniting Church, 15.2% Anglican, 11.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Baptist, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Lutheran.

59.8% of people are married, 28.9% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 0.0% are separated. There are 3 widowed people living in Bena.

51.1% of the people living in Bena 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. Bena has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Bena are 31.4% Managers, 20.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Professionals, 10.2% Labourers, 8.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 4.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Bena work in are 27.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.7% Education and training, 10.9% Public administration and safety, 9.5% Manufacturing, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Construction, 5.1% Retail trade, 5.1% Health care and social assistance, 5.1% Other services.

50.5% of homes are fully owned, and 39.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 3.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $548 per week and the median household income is $812 per week.

The median rent in Bena is $125 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bena postcode 3946

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