Clayton Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Clayton (3168) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 18 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Clayton is in the federal electorates of Bruce, Chisholm, Hotham.

In the 2011 census the population of Clayton was 15,543 and is comprised of approximately 48.0% females and 52.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Clayton is 27 years of age.

28.1% of people living in the suburb of Clayton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 16.8% China , 9.7% India, 5.0% Malaysia, 3.3% Greece, 3.1% Indonesia, 2.9% Sri Lanka, 2.3% Italy, 1.9% Vietnam, 1.9% Hong Kong , 1.8% Singapore, 1.6% Korea, Republic of , 1.2% Philippines, 1.2% Bangladesh, 1.1% New Zealand.

30.0% of people living in Clayton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 17.6% Mandarin, 6.3% Greek, 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.0% Other, 4.9% Cantonese, 3.2% Italian, 3.0% Punjabi, 2.9% Indonesian, 2.1% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Clayton is 27.1% No religion, 19.5% Catholic, 8.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.2% Buddhism, 7.3% Eastern Orthodox, 5.9% Hinduism, 5.7% Islam, 3.6% Anglican, 3.1% Other Religious Groups, 2.2% Christian, nfd.

35.3% of people are married, 54.5% have never married and 4.0% are divorced and 1.3% are separated. There are 672 widowed people living in Clayton.

49.3% of the people living in Clayton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.0% are working on a part time basis. Clayton has an unemployment rate of 13.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Clayton are 26.5% Professionals, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Labourers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Sales workers, 6.7% Managers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Clayton work in are 12.4% Health care and social assistance, 12.1% Retail trade, 10.7% Accommodation and food services, 10.5% Manufacturing, 9.4% Education and training, 8.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.3% Wholesale trade, 4.2% Construction, 4.1% Administrative and support services.

24.7% of homes are fully owned, and 15.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 55.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $328 per week and the median household income is $953 per week.

The median rent in Clayton is $323 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Clayton postcode 3168

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