South Melbourne Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

South Melbourne (3205) is a suburb of Melbourne, Bayside, Victoria. It is about 2 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. South Melbourne is in the federal electorate of Melbourne Ports.

In the 2011 census the population of South Melbourne was 9,317 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of South Melbourne is 37 years of age.

58.4% of people living in the suburb of South Melbourne were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 3.1% New Zealand, 2.3% Indonesia, 2.2% China , 1.7% Greece, 1.4% Malaysia, 1.3% India, 1.3% Ukraine, 1.0% Ireland, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% Russian Federation, 0.8% United States of America, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Vietnam.

68.9% of people living in South Melbourne speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Greek, 2.9% Mandarin, 2.8% Russian, 2.0% Indonesian, 1.9% Other, 1.3% Cantonese, 1.0% Italian, 0.9% French.

The religious makeup of South Melbourne is 31.8% No religion, 20.8% Catholic, 11.8% Anglican, 11.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Eastern Orthodox, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.7% Buddhism, 2.5% Judaism, 2.0% Islam, 1.7% Christian, nfd.

33.8% of people are married, 48.6% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 408 widowed people living in South Melbourne.

68.2% of the people living in South Melbourne over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.6% are working on a part time basis. South Melbourne has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in South Melbourne are 41.2% Professionals, 20.0% Managers, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.3% Sales workers, 6.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.1% Technicians & trades workers, 2.5% Labourers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.2% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from South Melbourne work in are 19.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.1% Financial and insurance services, 8.9% Health care and social assistance, 7.0% Retail trade, 6.6% Education and training, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Manufacturing, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Wholesale trade.

21.1% of homes are fully owned, and 23.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 52.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $920 per week and the median household income is $1668 per week.

The median rent in South Melbourne is $399 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Melbourne postcode 3205

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