Menzies Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of Menzies was 122,205 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the people in Menzies is 42 years of age.

61.7% of people living in the electorate of Menzies were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% China , 3.0% Italy, 2.7% England, 2.7% Malaysia, 2.6% Greece, 2.3% Hong Kong , 1.2% South Africa, 1.1% India, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.9% Iran, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.7% Singapore, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Taiwan.

60.9% of people living in Menzies speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Cantonese, 6.5% Greek, 5.8% Mandarin, 4.8% Italian, 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 1.5% Arabic, 1.0% Persian, 0.8% Other.

The religious makeup of Menzies is 26.5% Catholic, 22.4% No religion, 10.4% Anglican, 9.7% Eastern Orthodox, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Uniting Church, 3.9% Buddhism, 2.6% Baptist, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd.

58.3% of people are married, 28.4% have never married and 5.6% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 5944 widowed people living in Menzies.

58.1% of the people living in Menzies over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.1% are working on a part time basis. Menzies has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Menzies are 27.3% Professionals, 16.0% Managers, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Technicians & trades workers, 11.3% Sales workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 5.1% Labourers, 2.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Menzies work in are 12.4% Retail trade, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.5% Education and training, 8.1% Manufacturing, 7.9% Construction, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Financial and insurance services, 5.5% Wholesale trade.

47.6% of homes are fully owned, and 33.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $578 per week and the median household income is $1495 per week.

The median rent in Menzies is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Menzies contains postcodes 3105, 3106, 3107, 3108, 3109, 3111, 3113, 3114, 3115, 3134, 3136 and includes the suburbs of Bulleen, Croydon Hills, Croydon North, Doncaster, Doncaster East, Donvale, Park Orchards, Ringwood North, Templestowe, Templestowe Lower, Warrandyte, Warrandyte South, Warranwood and Wonga Park.