Flinders Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of Flinders was 140,891 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the people in Flinders is 43 years of age.

78.5% of people living in the electorate of Flinders were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Italy, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% Greece, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Wales.

90.6% of people living in Flinders speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Italian, 0.7% Greek, 0.7% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% French, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Flinders is 29.6% No religion, 21.6% Catholic, 20.4% Anglican, 9.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Baptist, 1.3% Eastern Orthodox, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

51.1% of people are married, 28.6% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 7738 widowed people living in Flinders.

55.3% of the people living in Flinders over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.9% are working on a part time basis. Flinders has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Flinders are 20.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Professionals, 13.0% Managers, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Labourers, 10.6% Sales workers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Flinders work in are 14.2% Construction, 11.8% Retail trade, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Manufacturing, 7.2% Education and training, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.0% Other services.

38.1% of homes are fully owned, and 36.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $520 per week and the median household income is $1004 per week.

The median rent in Flinders is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Flinders contains postcodes 3816, 3911, 3912, 3913, 3915, 3916, 3918, 3919, 3920, 3921, 3922, 3923, 3925, 3926, 3927, 3928, 3929, 3933, 3934, 3936, 3937, 3938, 3939, 3940, 3941, 3942, 3943, 3944, 3945, 3951, 3977, 3978, 3979, 3980, 3981, 3984, 3987, 3990, 3991, 3992, 3995 and includes the suburbs of Adams Estate, Almurta, Anderson, Archies Creek, Arthurs Seat, Balnarring, Balnarring Beach, Bass, Baxter, Bayles, Bittern, Blairgowrie, Blind Bight, Boneo, Caldermeade, Cannons Creek, Cape Schanck, Cape Woolamai, Cardinia, Catani, Churchill Island, Clyde, Corinella, Coronet Bay, Cowes, Cranbourne East, Cranbourne South, Crib Point, Dalmore, Dalyston, Devon Meadows, Dromana, Fingal, Flinders, French Island, Glen Alvie, Glen Forbes, Grantville, Hastings, Heath Hill, Hmas Cerberus, Jam Jerrup, Junction Village, Kernot, Kilcunda, Kongwak, Koo Wee Rup, Koo Wee Rup North, Krowera, Lang Lang, Lang Lang East, Loch, Main Ridge, Mccrae, Merricks, Merricks Beach, Merricks North, Modella, Monomeith, Moorooduc, Mount Martha, Newhaven, Nyora, Pearcedale, Pioneer Bay, Point Leo, Portsea, Queensferry, Red Hill, Red Hill South, Rhyll, Rosebud, Rosebud West, Ryanston, Rye, Safety Beach, San Remo, Shoreham, Silverleaves, Smiths Beach, Somers, Somerville, Sorrento, St Andrews Beach, Summerlands, Sunderland Bay, Sunset Strip, Surf Beach, Tenby Point, The Gurdies, Tooradin, Tootgarook, Tuerong, Tyabb, Ventnor, Warneet, West Creek, Wimbledon Heights, Woodleigh, Woolamai and Yannathan.