Melbourne Demographics (VIC) Local Stats
In the 2011 census the population of Melbourne was 28,371 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.
The median/average age of the people in Melbourne is 28 years of age.
28.0% of people living in the suburb of Melbourne were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.4% China , 7.8% Malaysia, 5.7% India, 5.2% Indonesia, 2.6% England, 2.5% Korea, Republic of , 2.5% New Zealand, 2.5% Singapore, 2.2% Hong Kong , 1.7% Thailand, 1.2% Taiwan, 1.0% United States of America, 0.9% Vietnam, 0.9% Japan.
40.0% of people living in Melbourne speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 14.9% Mandarin, 11.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 6.1% Cantonese, 4.7% Indonesian, 2.4% Other, 2.4% Korean, 2.1% Hindi, 2.0% Other, 1.6% Thai.
The religious makeup of Melbourne is 31.7% No religion, 15.2% Catholic, 15.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.4% Buddhism, 5.5% Anglican, 5.3% Hinduism, 3.5% Islam, 2.1% Uniting Church, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed.
26.1% of people are married, 65.8% have never married and 5.0% are divorced and 1.5% are separated. There are 424 widowed people living in Melbourne.
64.4% of the people living in Melbourne over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.5% are working on a part time basis. Melbourne has an unemployment rate of 8.9%.
The main occupations of people living in Melbourne are 40.3% Professionals, 15.5% Managers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.8% Sales workers, 7.1% Technicians & trades workers, 3.4% Labourers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 0.8% Machinery operators & drivers.
The main industries people from Melbourne work in are 20.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 13.8% Accommodation and food services, 9.5% Financial and insurance services, 7.9% Retail trade, 7.2% Health care and social assistance, 6.0% Education and training, 4.2% Wholesale trade, 4.1% Public administration and safety, 3.8% Manufacturing.
15.9% of homes are fully owned, and 18.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 63.1% of homes are rented.
The median individual income is $698 per week and the median household income is $1230 per week.
The median rent in Melbourne is $416 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.
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