Goldstein Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of Goldstein was 134,716 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the people in Goldstein is 41 years of age.

67.3% of people living in the electorate of Goldstein were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 2.0% India, 2.0% China , 1.7% New Zealand, 1.5% South Africa, 1.0% Greece, 0.8% Germany, 0.8% United States of America, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Ukraine, 0.7% Poland, 0.7% Russian Federation, 0.6% Israel.

77.1% of people living in Goldstein speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Greek, 2.4% Other, 2.3% Russian, 2.0% Mandarin, 1.3% Italian, 0.8% German, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.6% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Goldstein is 26.0% No religion, 23.9% Catholic, 15.7% Anglican, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.5% Judaism, 4.8% Eastern Orthodox, 4.3% Uniting Church, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.5% Hinduism.

53.3% of people are married, 30.4% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 7095 widowed people living in Goldstein.

58.1% of the people living in Goldstein over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. Goldstein has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Goldstein are 33.1% Professionals, 18.7% Managers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.9% Sales workers, 8.4% Technicians & trades workers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 3.7% Labourers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.8% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Goldstein work in are 14.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Retail trade, 9.4% Education and training, 7.1% Manufacturing, 6.6% Financial and insurance services, 6.0% Construction, 5.4% Wholesale trade, 5.2% Accommodation and food services.

39.7% of homes are fully owned, and 32.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $723 per week and the median household income is $1681 per week.

The median rent in Goldstein is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2300 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Goldstein contains postcodes 3162, 3163, 3185, 3186, 3187, 3188, 3190, 3191, 3192, 3193, 3204 and includes the suburbs of Beaumaris, Bentleigh, Black Rock, Brighton, Brighton East, Caulfield South, Cheltenham, Elsternwick, Gardenvale, Glen Huntly, Hampton, Hampton East, Highett, Mckinnon, Ormond and Sandringham.