Doncaster East Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Doncaster East (3109) is a suburb of Melbourne, North East, Victoria. It is about 18 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Doncaster East is in the federal electorate of Menzies.

In the 2011 census the population of Doncaster East was 27,047 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Doncaster East is 41 years of age.

53.9% of people living in the suburb of Doncaster East were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.8% China , 4.5% Hong Kong , 4.5% Malaysia, 2.5% Greece, 2.3% Italy, 2.2% England, 1.5% South Africa, 1.2% Iran, 1.2% India, 1.1% Vietnam, 1.1% Singapore, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.9% Taiwan, 0.8% Korea, Republic of .

51.3% of people living in Doncaster East speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.4% Cantonese, 8.0% Mandarin, 6.9% Greek, 3.6% Italian, 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Arabic, 1.8% Other, 1.5% Persian, 1.1% Other.

The religious makeup of Doncaster East is 23.1% No religion, 23.1% Catholic, 10.0% Eastern Orthodox, 8.8% Anglican, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Buddhism, 3.8% Uniting Church, 3.3% Baptist, 2.9% Islam, 2.4% Christian, nfd.

57.7% of people are married, 28.9% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 1301 widowed people living in Doncaster East.

59.1% of the people living in Doncaster East over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.3% are working on a part time basis. Doncaster East has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Doncaster East are 27.8% Professionals, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.4% Managers, 11.9% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Sales workers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 5.6% Labourers, 3.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Doncaster East work in are 12.3% Retail trade, 12.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.6% Education and training, 7.4% Manufacturing, 6.3% Construction, 6.2% Financial and insurance services, 5.7% Wholesale trade.

46.9% of homes are fully owned, and 30.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $533 per week and the median household income is $1356 per week.

The median rent in Doncaster East is $358 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Doncaster East postcode 3109

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