Chadstone Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Chadstone (3148) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 14 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Chadstone is in the federal electorate of Chisholm.

In the 2011 census the population of Chadstone was 7,821 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

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

47.7% of people living in the suburb of Chadstone were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.3% China , 4.2% India, 3.5% Greece, 3.2% Sri Lanka, 2.1% Italy, 1.7% Malaysia, 1.6% Vietnam, 1.6% Korea, Republic of , 1.5% England, 1.5% Indonesia, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.1% Hong Kong , 1.0% Philippines, 0.9% Mauritius.

46.2% of people living in Chadstone speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.8% Mandarin, 8.0% Greek, 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.8% Cantonese, 3.6% Other, 3.4% Italian, 2.6% Sinhalese, 1.7% Vietnamese, 1.6% Korean.

The religious makeup of Chadstone is 24.8% Catholic, 23.4% No religion, 10.3% Eastern Orthodox, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.5% Buddhism, 6.1% Anglican, 3.5% Hinduism, 3.0% Islam, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed.

43.4% of people are married, 42.9% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 333 widowed people living in Chadstone.

57.7% of the people living in Chadstone over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.4% are working on a part time basis. Chadstone has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Chadstone are 25.8% Professionals, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Technicians & trades workers, 11.1% Managers, 10.7% Sales workers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Labourers, 4.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Chadstone work in are 11.3% Retail trade, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.2% Accommodation and food services, 8.8% Manufacturing, 7.3% Education and training, 6.3% Financial and insurance services, 5.7% Construction, 5.3% Wholesale trade.

30.7% of homes are fully owned, and 28.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $508 per week and the median household income is $1233 per week.

The median rent in Chadstone is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Chadstone postcode 3148

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