Carrum Downs Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Carrum Downs (3201) is a suburb of Melbourne, Bayside, Victoria. It is about 37 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Carrum Downs is in the federal electorates of Dunkley, Isaacs.

In the 2011 census the population of Carrum Downs was 19,122 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Carrum Downs is 34 years of age.

69.8% of people living in the suburb of Carrum Downs were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 2.7% New Zealand, 2.2% India, 1.3% Philippines, 1.0% Scotland, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.8% Fiji, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Mauritius, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% China , 0.3% Afghanistan.

79.5% of people living in Carrum Downs speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Other, 1.1% Hindi, 1.0% Tamil, 0.8% Dutch, 0.7% Greek, 0.7% Spanish, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Carrum Downs is 26.4% No religion, 23.8% Catholic, 15.4% Anglican, 10.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.5% Hinduism, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Eastern Orthodox, 1.5% Islam.

41.9% of people are married, 37.6% have never married and 11.5% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 786 widowed people living in Carrum Downs.

63.3% of the people living in Carrum Downs over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.6% are working on a part time basis. Carrum Downs has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Carrum Downs are 19.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Labourers, 11.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.0% Sales workers, 10.4% Professionals, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Managers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Carrum Downs work in are 19.3% Manufacturing, 12.5% Retail trade, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Construction, 6.2% Wholesale trade, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.2% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Other services, 4.5% Education and training.

19.2% of homes are fully owned, and 51.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $591 per week and the median household income is $1183 per week.

The median rent in Carrum Downs is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Carrum Downs postcode 3201

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