Isaacs Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of Isaacs was 155,990 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the people in Isaacs is 37 years of age.

62.4% of people living in the electorate of Isaacs were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 2.9% Vietnam, 2.7% India, 2.0% Cambodia, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.5% Sri Lanka, 1.2% China , 0.8% Philippines, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Greece, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Mauritius, 0.5% Turkey.

67.5% of people living in Isaacs speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.9% Vietnamese, 3.7% Other, 2.3% Khmer, 2.0% Greek, 1.5% Mandarin, 1.4% Cantonese, 1.3% Italian, 1.0% Turkish.

The religious makeup of Isaacs is 27.4% Catholic, 21.2% No religion, 12.4% Anglican, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.0% Buddhism, 4.2% Islam, 4.1% Eastern Orthodox, 3.3% Uniting Church, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Hinduism.

49.7% of people are married, 32.4% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 7293 widowed people living in Isaacs.

61.5% of the people living in Isaacs over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.5% are working on a part time basis. Isaacs has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Isaacs are 18.7% Professionals, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.9% Managers, 10.0% Sales workers, 9.7% Labourers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Isaacs work in are 16.1% Manufacturing, 11.0% Retail trade, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Construction, 6.9% Education and training, 6.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Wholesale trade, 5.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Public administration and safety.

31.5% of homes are fully owned, and 40.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $574 per week and the median household income is $1237 per week.

The median rent in Isaacs is $285 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Isaacs contains postcodes 3173, 3174, 3175, 3194, 3195, 3196, 3197, 3201, 3975, 3977 and includes the suburbs of Aspendale, Aspendale Gardens, Bangholme, Bonbeach, Braeside, Carrum, Carrum Downs, Chelsea, Chelsea Heights, Dandenong, Dandenong South, Edithvale, Keysborough, Lyndhurst, Mentone, Mordialloc, Noble Park, Parkdale, Patterson Lakes, Sandhurst, Skye and Waterways.