Reservoir Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Reservoir (3073) is a suburb of Melbourne, North East, Victoria. It is about 11 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Reservoir is in the federal electorate of Batman.

In the 2011 census the population of Reservoir was 47,637 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Reservoir is 38 years of age.

55.9% of people living in the suburb of Reservoir were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.2% Italy, 4.4% India, 3.2% China , 3.0% Greece, 1.8% Vietnam, 1.4% Lebanon, 1.1% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.1% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Saudi Arabia, 0.6% Malta, 0.5% Malaysia.

47.9% of people living in Reservoir speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.7% Italian, 6.1% Greek, 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.1% Arabic, 3.1% Mandarin, 2.5% Other, 2.3% Vietnamese, 2.3% Macedonian, 2.0% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Reservoir is 36.4% Catholic, 15.8% No religion, 11.2% Eastern Orthodox, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Islam, 5.9% Anglican, 3.4% Buddhism, 2.7% Hinduism, 2.1% Other Religious Groups, 1.6% Uniting Church.

45.9% of people are married, 35.5% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 3220 widowed people living in Reservoir.

58.6% of the people living in Reservoir over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.3% are working on a part time basis. Reservoir has an unemployment rate of 7.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Reservoir are 18.4% Professionals, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.4% Labourers, 10.0% Sales workers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Managers, 7.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Reservoir work in are 11.7% Manufacturing, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Retail trade, 8.4% Construction, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Education and training, 6.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

37.9% of homes are fully owned, and 24.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $434 per week and the median household income is $972 per week.

The median rent in Reservoir is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Reservoir postcode 3073

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