Docklands Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Docklands (3008) is a suburb of Melbourne, Bayside, Victoria. It is about 2 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Docklands is in the federal electorates of Melbourne, Melbourne Ports.

In the 2011 census the population of Docklands was 5,791 and is comprised of approximately 47.5% females and 52.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Docklands is 31 years of age.

36.3% of people living in the suburb of Docklands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.1% China , 6.0% India, 3.8% England, 3.4% New Zealand, 3.3% Malaysia, 1.8% Korea, Republic of , 1.6% Indonesia, 1.3% Hong Kong , 1.0% United States of America, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.8% Singapore, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Japan, 0.7% Thailand.

48.2% of people living in Docklands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 17.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 8.4% Mandarin, 4.2% Cantonese, 2.8% Other, 2.3% Hindi, 1.7% Korean, 1.4% Arabic, 1.3% Other, 1.3% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Docklands is 27.7% No religion, 19.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 17.9% Catholic, 8.0% Anglican, 6.1% Buddhism, 5.2% Hinduism, 2.6% Islam, 2.5% Eastern Orthodox, 2.1% Uniting Church, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed.

37.8% of people are married, 49.9% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 72 widowed people living in Docklands.

73.7% of the people living in Docklands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 17.5% are working on a part time basis. Docklands has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Docklands are 37.7% Professionals, 21.4% Managers, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 6.5% Community & personal service workers, 5.7% Technicians & trades workers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.1% Labourers, 1.2% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Docklands work in are 20.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.4% Financial and insurance services, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.1% Retail trade, 5.7% Manufacturing, 4.9% Education and training, 4.6% Wholesale trade, 4.2% Public administration and safety.

13.9% of homes are fully owned, and 22.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 61.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1060 per week and the median household income is $1901 per week.

The median rent in Docklands is $503 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Docklands postcode 3008

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