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Bairnsdale VIC


Located in the Wellington area of Victoria, Bairnsdale is in the Wellington local government area, and within the electoral seat of Gippsland.

Bairnsdale at a glance

Postcode: 3875

Latitude: -37.833333

Longitude: 147.616667

Altitude: 17.10434341 (metres above sea level)

Population of Bairnsdale VIC

At the 2021 national census, the population of 3875 (Including Bairnsdale) was 20015 people. Out of those, 9623 were male and 10383 were female.

2200 (10.99%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 16295 people were born in Australia. 812 (4.06%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Bairnsdale

Here is a map of Bairnsdale, Victoria and surrounds.

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