Wantirna South Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Wantirna South (3152) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 24 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Wantirna South is in the federal electorate of Aston.

In the 2011 census the population of Wantirna South was 17,477 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wantirna South is 42 years of age.

59.0% of people living in the suburb of Wantirna South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% Malaysia, 3.9% England, 3.6% India, 3.5% China , 3.1% Sri Lanka, 1.7% Hong Kong , 1.4% Singapore, 1.4% Vietnam, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.9% South Africa, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Philippines.

65.3% of people living in Wantirna South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.9% Cantonese, 5.0% Mandarin, 2.5% Other, 2.2% Greek, 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Tamil, 1.6% Sinhalese, 1.4% Italian, 1.3% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Wantirna South is 22.3% Catholic, 20.4% No religion, 11.4% Anglican, 6.1% Buddhism, 6.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 4.4% Hinduism, 4.1% Pentecostal, 3.6% Eastern Orthodox, 3.2% Christian, nfd.

55.3% of people are married, 30.9% have never married and 5.5% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 966 widowed people living in Wantirna South.

59.3% of the people living in Wantirna South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.7% are working on a part time basis. Wantirna South has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Wantirna South are 24.6% Professionals, 16.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.1% Managers, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Sales workers, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Labourers, 4.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wantirna South work in are 13.0% Retail trade, 11.9% Manufacturing, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.4% Education and training, 7.0% Wholesale trade, 6.7% Construction, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Financial and insurance services.

42.0% of homes are fully owned, and 37.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $552 per week and the median household income is $1454 per week.

The median rent in Wantirna South is $341 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wantirna South postcode 3152

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