VIC Demographics and LocalStats

Victoria is a state of Australia. It's capital city is Melbourne.

In the 2011 census the population of Victoria was 5,354,042 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

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

68.6% of people living in the state of Victoria were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 2.1% India, 1.8% China , 1.5% New Zealand, 1.4% Italy, 1.3% Vietnam, 0.9% Greece, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Malaysia.

72.4% of people living in Victoria speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Other, 2.3% Italian, 2.2% Greek, 1.9% Mandarin, 1.6% Vietnamese, 1.4% Cantonese, 1.3% Arabic, 0.6% Turkish.

The religious makeup of Victoria is 26.7% Catholic, 24.0% No religion, 12.3% Anglican, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 4.3% Eastern Orthodox, 3.1% Buddhism, 2.9% Islam, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd.

49.1% of people are married, 34.7% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 242621 widowed people living in Victoria.

59.2% of the people living in Victoria over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.6% are working on a part time basis. Victoria has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Victoria are 22.3% Professionals, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Managers, 9.7% Sales workers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Labourers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Victoria work in are 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Retail trade, 10.7% Manufacturing, 8.3% Construction, 8.0% Education and training, 7.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

34.2% of homes are fully owned, and 35.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $561 per week and the median household income is $1216 per week.

The median rent in Victoria is $277 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

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