Southbank Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Southbank (3006) is a suburb of Melbourne, Bayside, Victoria. It is about 1 km from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Southbank is in the federal electorate of Melbourne Ports.

In the 2011 census the population of Southbank was 11,235 and is comprised of approximately 48.1% females and 51.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Southbank is 29 years of age.

35.0% of people living in the suburb of Southbank were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.1% China , 6.7% Indonesia, 4.9% Malaysia, 4.0% England, 3.6% New Zealand, 3.5% India, 1.9% Singapore, 1.6% Korea, Republic of , 1.6% Hong Kong , 1.1% Ireland, 1.1% Japan, 1.0% United States of America, 0.9% Saudi Arabia, 0.7% Thailand.

49.9% of people living in Southbank speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 10.3% Mandarin, 6.1% Indonesian, 4.6% Cantonese, 1.9% Other, 1.6% Arabic, 1.6% Korean, 1.5% Hindi, 1.3% Other.

The religious makeup of Southbank is 32.3% No religion, 18.6% Catholic, 13.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.5% Buddhism, 6.8% Anglican, 3.6% Hinduism, 2.7% Islam, 2.7% Uniting Church, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed.

29.9% of people are married, 61.8% have never married and 5.7% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 109 widowed people living in Southbank.

73.1% of the people living in Southbank over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 17.0% are working on a part time basis. Southbank has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Southbank are 41.9% Professionals, 17.7% Managers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.7% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Sales workers, 6.5% Technicians & trades workers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.2% Labourers, 0.8% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Southbank work in are 21.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.1% Financial and insurance services, 9.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Health care and social assistance, 6.7% Retail trade, 5.4% Education and training, 4.9% Manufacturing, 4.7% Wholesale trade, 4.2% Arts and recreation services.

16.7% of homes are fully owned, and 23.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 58.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $983 per week and the median household income is $1837 per week.

The median rent in Southbank is $496 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Southbank postcode 3006

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