Batman Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of Batman was 136,475 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the people in Batman is 36 years of age.

60.0% of people living in the electorate of Batman were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% Italy, 3.7% Greece, 3.3% India, 3.2% China , 1.9% England, 1.7% Vietnam, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.0% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.9% Lebanon, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.5% Philippines, 0.3% Saudi Arabia, 0.3% Scotland.

55.9% of people living in Batman speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.3% Italian, 7.4% Greek, 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.1% Arabic, 3.1% Mandarin, 2.2% Other, 2.1% Vietnamese, 1.8% Macedonian, 1.3% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Batman is 29.0% Catholic, 25.7% No religion, 11.6% Eastern Orthodox, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Anglican, 4.4% Islam, 3.4% Buddhism, 2.4% Hinduism, 1.7% Uniting Church, 1.4% Other Religious Groups.

42.4% of people are married, 41.9% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 7004 widowed people living in Batman.

58.3% of the people living in Batman over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.7% are working on a part time basis. Batman has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Batman are 28.7% Professionals, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Technicians & trades workers, 11.4% Managers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Sales workers, 7.8% Labourers, 4.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Batman work in are 12.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Education and training, 9.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.6% Retail trade, 8.4% Manufacturing, 7.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Construction, 4.7% Financial and insurance services.

33.3% of homes are fully owned, and 27.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $534 per week and the median household income is $1178 per week.

The median rent in Batman is $293 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1900 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Batman contains postcodes 3058, 3068, 3070, 3071, 3072, 3073, 3074, 3078, 3083, 3085 and includes the suburbs of Alphington, Bundoora, Clifton Hill, Coburg, Coburg North, Fairfield, Kingsbury, Macleod, Northcote, Preston, Reservoir, Thomastown and Thornbury.