Doveton Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Doveton (3177) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 31 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Doveton is in the federal electorate of Holt.

In the 2011 census the population of Doveton was 8,404 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Doveton is 34 years of age.

44.7% of people living in the suburb of Doveton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% India, 3.9% Sri Lanka, 3.2% Afghanistan, 2.6% New Zealand, 2.4% England, 2.3% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1.8% Mauritius, 1.6% Philippines, 1.4% Sudan, 1.4% Vietnam, 1.2% China , 1.1% Croatia, 1.0% Serbia, 0.9% Poland.

46.8% of people living in Doveton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.8% Other, 7.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.7% Serbian, 2.5% Tamil, 2.5% Dari, 2.4% Arabic, 2.3% Sinhalese, 2.2% Vietnamese, 1.8% Samoan.

The religious makeup of Doveton is 24.3% Catholic, 14.5% No religion, 9.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.5% Islam, 8.9% Anglican, 7.5% Eastern Orthodox, 4.7% Buddhism, 3.9% Hinduism, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed.

44.5% of people are married, 34.9% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 461 widowed people living in Doveton.

55.4% of the people living in Doveton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.8% are working on a part time basis. Doveton has an unemployment rate of 10.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Doveton are 20.0% Labourers, 18.7% Technicians & trades workers, 17.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Sales workers, 8.0% Professionals, 4.2% Managers, 3.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Doveton work in are 23.2% Manufacturing, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Retail trade, 8.4% Construction, 7.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Wholesale trade, 4.7% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.6% Administrative and support services.

27.4% of homes are fully owned, and 30.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $368 per week and the median household income is $822 per week.

The median rent in Doveton is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Doveton postcode 3177

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