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Shire and Community Statistics

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  • The official population of South Gippsland 28,936 (ABS estimated resident population)
  • Our 5 most populous towns are Leongatha (5,654), Korumburra (4,469), Mirboo North (2,324), Foster (1,842) and Nyora (1,527)
  • 47% of the population are aged 50 or over
  • 2.4 average people per household
  • 47 is the median age of people residing in the Shire
  • 5% of the population speak a language other than English at home
  • 30% of households are ‘couples without children’
  • 25% of households are ‘couples with children’
  • 27% are lone person households