Carrum Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Carrum (3197) is a suburb of Melbourne, Bayside, Victoria. It is about 32 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Carrum is in the federal electorate of Isaacs.

In the 2011 census the population of Carrum was 3,602 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

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

72.7% of people living in the suburb of Carrum were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 2.6% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% India, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Greece, 0.4% Poland, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Russian Federation.

85.5% of people living in Carrum speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.9% Greek, 0.8% Italian, 0.7% Russian, 0.6% Spanish, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.4% German, 0.4% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Carrum is 29.7% No religion, 24.1% Catholic, 16.3% Anglican, 10.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Eastern Orthodox, 1.8% Baptist, 1.6% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Christian, nfd.

39.7% of people are married, 36.7% have never married and 13.3% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 192 widowed people living in Carrum.

61.9% of the people living in Carrum over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.9% are working on a part time basis. Carrum has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Carrum are 19.3% Professionals, 18.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Managers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 7.7% Labourers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Carrum work in are 14.1% Manufacturing, 12.6% Construction, 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Retail trade, 6.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Education and training, 5.2% Wholesale trade, 4.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

29.0% of homes are fully owned, and 34.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $637 per week and the median household income is $1140 per week.

The median rent in Carrum is $285 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1738 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Carrum postcode 3197

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