Moorabbin Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Moorabbin (3189) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 15 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Moorabbin is in the federal electorate of Hotham.

In the 2011 census the population of Moorabbin was 5,283 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Moorabbin is 39 years of age.

62.5% of people living in the suburb of Moorabbin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 2.8% China , 2.7% Greece, 2.6% India, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.5% Italy, 1.3% Sri Lanka, 0.9% Russian Federation, 0.9% Ukraine, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% Poland, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Japan.

67.6% of people living in Moorabbin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Greek, 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Russian, 2.9% Mandarin, 2.6% Other, 2.5% Italian, 1.4% Arabic, 1.1% Cantonese, 0.9% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Moorabbin is 27.5% Catholic, 23.8% No religion, 10.5% Anglican, 8.2% Eastern Orthodox, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Judaism, 3.9% Uniting Church, 2.3% Buddhism, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Christian, nfd.

49.8% of people are married, 32.7% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 285 widowed people living in Moorabbin.

60.5% of the people living in Moorabbin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.2% are working on a part time basis. Moorabbin has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Moorabbin are 24.5% Professionals, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Managers, 10.1% Sales workers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 6.1% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Moorabbin work in are 11.3% Retail trade, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Manufacturing, 9.0% Education and training, 8.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.4% Construction, 5.8% Financial and insurance services, 5.1% Wholesale trade, 5.0% Public administration and safety.

38.8% of homes are fully owned, and 35.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $593 per week and the median household income is $1290 per week.

The median rent in Moorabbin is $329 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Moorabbin postcode 3189

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