Melbourne Ports Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of Melbourne Ports was 153,145 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the people in Melbourne Ports is 35 years of age.

58.2% of people living in the electorate of Melbourne Ports were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 2.8% New Zealand, 2.2% India, 2.0% China , 1.4% South Africa, 1.1% Greece, 1.1% Poland, 1.1% United States of America, 1.1% Malaysia, 1.1% Ireland, 1.0% Indonesia, 0.9% Israel, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Ukraine.

69.6% of people living in Melbourne Ports speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.8% Other, 2.7% Greek, 2.3% Mandarin, 1.9% Russian, 1.2% Italian, 1.2% Cantonese, 0.9% Indonesian, 0.9% French.

The religious makeup of Melbourne Ports is 29.6% No religion, 18.6% Catholic, 12.8% Judaism, 11.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.5% Anglican, 4.1% Eastern Orthodox, 2.5% Buddhism, 2.1% Uniting Church, 2.0% Hinduism, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed.

35.6% of people are married, 49.9% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 5296 widowed people living in Melbourne Ports.

66.9% of the people living in Melbourne Ports over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.9% are working on a part time basis. Melbourne Ports has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Melbourne Ports are 39.1% Professionals, 18.1% Managers, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.2% Sales workers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.3% Technicians & trades workers, 2.9% Labourers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.3% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Melbourne Ports work in are 17.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Retail trade, 8.1% Education and training, 7.8% Financial and insurance services, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Manufacturing, 4.8% Construction, 4.7% Wholesale trade.

23.5% of homes are fully owned, and 24.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 49.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $934 per week and the median household income is $1682 per week.

The median rent in Melbourne Ports is $376 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2200 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Melbourne Ports contains postcodes 3004, 3006, 3008, 3141, 3145, 3161, 3162, 3163, 3181, 3182, 3183, 3184, 3185, 3205, 3206, 3207 and includes the suburbs of Albert Park, Balaclava, Caulfield, Caulfield East, Caulfield North, Docklands, Elsternwick, Elwood, Glen Huntly, Melbourne, Middle Park, Port Melbourne, Ripponlea, Southbank, South Melbourne, South Yarra, St Kilda, St Kilda East, St Kilda West and Windsor.