Jagajaga Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of Jagajaga was 129,590 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the people in Jagajaga is 39 years of age.

75.2% of people living in the electorate of Jagajaga were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 1.8% Italy, 1.6% China , 1.2% India, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.8% Greece, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Sri Lanka, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Somalia, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.4% United States of America.

79.7% of people living in Jagajaga speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Italian, 2.2% Other, 1.8% Greek, 1.7% Mandarin, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.8% Arabic, 0.6% Macedonian, 0.4% German.

The religious makeup of Jagajaga is 28.9% Catholic, 27.9% No religion, 12.7% Anglican, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 4.2% Eastern Orthodox, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Islam, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Buddhism.

50.9% of people are married, 33.3% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 6111 widowed people living in Jagajaga.

58.1% of the people living in Jagajaga over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.0% are working on a part time basis. Jagajaga has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Jagajaga are 29.4% Professionals, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Managers, 12.7% Technicians & trades workers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 5.4% Labourers, 3.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Jagajaga work in are 14.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Education and training, 9.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.6% Retail trade, 8.5% Construction, 7.9% Manufacturing, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Financial and insurance services.

38.7% of homes are fully owned, and 36.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $640 per week and the median household income is $1461 per week.

The median rent in Jagajaga is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1907 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Jagajaga contains postcodes 3079, 3081, 3083, 3084, 3085, 3087, 3088, 3093, 3094, 3095, 3097, 3113 and includes the suburbs of Bellfield, Briar Hill, Bundoora, Eaglemont, Eltham, Eltham North, Greensborough, Heidelberg, Heidelberg Heights, Heidelberg West, Ivanhoe, Ivanhoe East, Kangaroo Ground, Lower Plenty, Macleod, Montmorency, North Warrandyte, Research, Rosanna, St Helena, Viewbank, Watsonia, Watsons Creek and Yallambie.