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Shire and Community Statistics

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  • The official population of South Gippsland (Estimated Residential Population, 2015) is 27,706 (2011: 27,506)
  • The age group with the most population is 60-64 years (2,394 persons)
  • Our 5 most populous towns are Leongatha (5332), Korumburra (4373), Mirboo North (2,296), Foster (1,677) and Nyora (1,332)
  • The main family type is "couples without children" 47% of the population;
  • The average household size for the Shire is 2.4 people
  • The median age of people residing here is 44 years
  • Couples with children make up 26% of the population
  • Couples without children are 32.4% with 14% older people