Scullin Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of Scullin was 132,058 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the people in Scullin is 36 years of age.

59.8% of people living in the electorate of Scullin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% Italy, 3.9% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 3.2% India, 3.0% Greece, 2.0% Vietnam, 1.7% China , 1.3% England, 1.1% Sri Lanka, 1.1% Lebanon, 1.0% Iraq, 0.9% Philippines, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.7% Malta, 0.6% Egypt.

51.1% of people living in Scullin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Italian, 6.8% Macedonian, 5.2% Greek, 5.0% Arabic, 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Vietnamese, 2.3% Other, 1.8% Punjabi, 1.8% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Scullin is 33.8% Catholic, 16.1% Eastern Orthodox, 13.1% No religion, 6.9% Islam, 6.8% Anglican, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Buddhism, 2.3% Hinduism, 2.0% Other Religious Groups, 2.0% Uniting Church.

53.7% of people are married, 32.0% have never married and 6.3% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 5454 widowed people living in Scullin.

59.6% of the people living in Scullin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.5% are working on a part time basis. Scullin has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Scullin are 16.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Professionals, 11.4% Labourers, 11.4% Sales workers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Managers, 9.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Scullin work in are 14.1% Manufacturing, 12.4% Retail trade, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Construction, 6.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.1% Education and training, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services.

39.4% of homes are fully owned, and 37.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $478 per week and the median household income is $1208 per week.

The median rent in Scullin is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Scullin contains postcodes 3074, 3075, 3076, 3082, 3083, 3087, 3088, 3089, 3090, 3091, 3096, 3099, 3750, 3752 and includes the suburbs of Bundoora, Diamond Creek, Epping, Greensborough, Hurstbridge, Lalor, Mill Park, Plenty, South Morang, Thomastown, Watsonia North, Wattle Glen, Wollert and Yarrambat.