Ringwood Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Ringwood (3134) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 22 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Ringwood is in the federal electorate of Deakin.

In the 2011 census the population of Ringwood was 16,009 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

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

67.4% of people living in the suburb of Ringwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.1% England, 3.4% China , 2.8% India, 1.7% Burma , 1.5% New Zealand, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Poland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Thailand.

74.8% of people living in Ringwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Other, 3.4% Mandarin, 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Cantonese, 1.1% Punjabi, 1.0% Italian, 0.9% Hindi, 0.7% Greek, 0.7% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Ringwood is 26.4% No religion, 22.5% Catholic, 12.4% Anglican, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 4.1% Baptist, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Buddhism, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Hinduism.

46.2% of people are married, 33.5% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 980 widowed people living in Ringwood.

60.4% of the people living in Ringwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.1% are working on a part time basis. Ringwood has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Ringwood are 23.6% Professionals, 16.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Managers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 7.9% Labourers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ringwood work in are 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Retail trade, 10.5% Manufacturing, 8.7% Construction, 8.3% Education and training, 8.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Financial and insurance services, 4.9% Accommodation and food services.

31.3% of homes are fully owned, and 31.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $576 per week and the median household income is $1133 per week.

The median rent in Ringwood is $281 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ringwood postcode 3134

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