Hawthorn East Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Hawthorn East (3123) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 8 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Hawthorn East is in the federal electorates of Higgins, Kooyong.

In the 2011 census the population of Hawthorn East was 13,101 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

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

65.9% of people living in the suburb of Hawthorn East were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% India, 3.0% England, 2.9% China , 2.0% New Zealand, 1.3% Malaysia, 1.0% Greece, 1.0% Italy, 0.8% United States of America, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Korea, Republic of , 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.5% Thailand.

73.5% of people living in Hawthorn East speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Mandarin, 2.6% Greek, 1.7% Other, 1.6% Italian, 1.5% Cantonese, 1.5% Other, 1.1% Hindi, 0.7% French.

The religious makeup of Hawthorn East is 29.3% No religion, 22.3% Catholic, 12.9% Anglican, 9.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.9% Eastern Orthodox, 3.2% Hinduism, 2.8% Buddhism, 2.7% Judaism, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed.

43.9% of people are married, 44.2% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 439 widowed people living in Hawthorn East.

62.2% of the people living in Hawthorn East over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.4% are working on a part time basis. Hawthorn East has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Hawthorn East are 40.9% Professionals, 17.0% Managers, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Sales workers, 7.4% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Technicians & trades workers, 3.2% Labourers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.2% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Hawthorn East work in are 17.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Retail trade, 9.2% Education and training, 8.3% Financial and insurance services, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Manufacturing, 4.3% Construction, 4.3% Public administration and safety.

32.1% of homes are fully owned, and 26.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $862 per week and the median household income is $1832 per week.

The median rent in Hawthorn East is $355 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2392 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hawthorn East postcode 3123

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