Chelsea Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Chelsea (3196) is a suburb of Melbourne, Bayside, Victoria. It is about 29 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Chelsea is in the federal electorate of Isaacs.

In the 2011 census the population of Chelsea was 7,223 and is comprised of approximately 53.5% females and 46.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Chelsea is 40 years of age.

69.8% of people living in the suburb of Chelsea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.6% India, 1.1% Scotland, 1.1% China , 0.9% Philippines, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Russian Federation, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Greece, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Mauritius, 0.4% Sri Lanka.

80.2% of people living in Chelsea speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Greek, 1.5% Other, 1.3% Russian, 1.2% Mandarin, 1.1% Italian, 0.7% Spanish, 0.7% German, 0.5% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Chelsea is 27.9% Catholic, 24.6% No religion, 15.7% Anglican, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Eastern Orthodox, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Uniting Church, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Other religious affiliation .

41.4% of people are married, 33.9% have never married and 11.6% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 595 widowed people living in Chelsea.

63.3% of the people living in Chelsea over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.1% are working on a part time basis. Chelsea has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Chelsea are 22.3% Professionals, 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Managers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Sales workers, 7.6% Labourers, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Chelsea work in are 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.3% Manufacturing, 9.8% Retail trade, 9.7% Construction, 8.6% Education and training, 7.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Wholesale trade, 4.6% Accommodation and food services.

30.4% of homes are fully owned, and 31.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $590 per week and the median household income is $1046 per week.

The median rent in Chelsea is $261 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1933 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Chelsea postcode 3196

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