Prahran Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Prahran (3181) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 5 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Prahran is in the federal electorate of Higgins.

In the 2011 census the population of Prahran was 11,191 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Prahran is 33 years of age.

61.2% of people living in the suburb of Prahran were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 3.4% Greece, 3.3% New Zealand, 1.6% China , 1.3% India, 1.0% United States of America, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.8% Ireland, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.5% Italy.

70.9% of people living in Prahran speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 6.2% Greek, 1.6% Mandarin, 1.6% Other, 1.2% Italian, 1.1% Cantonese, 1.1% Russian, 0.8% French, 0.7% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Prahran is 32.7% No religion, 18.7% Catholic, 12.5% Anglican, 11.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.6% Eastern Orthodox, 3.2% Judaism, 2.6% Buddhism, 2.2% Uniting Church, 1.6% Other religious affiliation , 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed.

27.2% of people are married, 58.1% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 452 widowed people living in Prahran.

69.8% of the people living in Prahran over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.3% are working on a part time basis. Prahran has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Prahran are 39.4% Professionals, 17.7% Managers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.6% Sales workers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Technicians & trades workers, 2.7% Labourers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.3% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Prahran work in are 17.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Retail trade, 8.0% Financial and insurance services, 7.3% Education and training, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Wholesale trade, 4.3% Administrative and support services, 4.3% Construction.

20.6% of homes are fully owned, and 22.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 54.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $950 per week and the median household income is $1609 per week.

The median rent in Prahran is $361 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Prahran postcode 3181

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