Holt Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of Holt was 190,197 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the people in Holt is 32 years of age.

57.1% of people living in the electorate of Holt were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% India, 3.5% Sri Lanka, 3.0% England, 2.6% New Zealand, 2.2% Afghanistan, 1.6% Philippines, 1.4% Mauritius, 1.1% China , 0.8% Fiji, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Cambodia, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Romania.

61.5% of people living in Holt speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Other, 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Sinhalese, 1.9% Dari, 1.7% Arabic, 1.5% Hindi, 1.5% Spanish, 1.4% Mandarin, 1.2% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Holt is 28.0% Catholic, 18.5% No religion, 10.1% Anglican, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.7% Islam, 4.5% Buddhism, 3.8% Eastern Orthodox, 3.3% Hinduism, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.7% Uniting Church.

52.6% of people are married, 32.8% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 5797 widowed people living in Holt.

62.0% of the people living in Holt over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.8% are working on a part time basis. Holt has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Holt are 17.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Professionals, 12.3% Labourers, 11.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.1% Sales workers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Managers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Holt work in are 18.8% Manufacturing, 11.7% Retail trade, 10.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Construction, 6.5% Wholesale trade, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Education and training, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

22.1% of homes are fully owned, and 53.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $555 per week and the median household income is $1296 per week.

The median rent in Holt is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Holt contains postcodes 3156, 3177, 3802, 3803, 3804, 3805, 3975, 3976, 3977, 3978 and includes the suburbs of Clyde, Clyde North, Cranbourne, Cranbourne East, Cranbourne North, Cranbourne West, Doveton, Endeavour Hills, Eumemmerring, Hallam, Hampton Park, Lynbrook, Lyndhurst, Lysterfield South, Narre Warren, Narre Warren North and Narre Warren South.