Kilsyth Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Kilsyth (3137) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 30 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Kilsyth is in the federal electorate of Casey.

In the 2011 census the population of Kilsyth was 10,043 and is comprised of approximately 52.2% females and 47.8% males.

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

77.8% of people living in the suburb of Kilsyth were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.8% England, 1.8% Netherlands, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.2% Germany, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% India, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% China , 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Chile.

90.0% of people living in Kilsyth speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Dutch, 1.1% Other, 0.8% German, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Greek, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Kilsyth is 30.7% No religion, 21.9% Catholic, 15.6% Anglican, 8.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Uniting Church, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Baptist, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Lutheran, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

46.4% of people are married, 32.0% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 691 widowed people living in Kilsyth.

60.4% of the people living in Kilsyth over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.0% are working on a part time basis. Kilsyth has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Kilsyth are 20.1% Technicians & trades workers, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Professionals, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.9% Labourers, 10.0% Sales workers, 9.6% Managers, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kilsyth work in are 15.2% Manufacturing, 13.4% Construction, 11.6% Retail trade, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 6.8% Education and training, 5.3% Wholesale trade, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Other services, 4.7% Professional, scientific and technical services.

35.2% of homes are fully owned, and 41.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $562 per week and the median household income is $1104 per week.

The median rent in Kilsyth is $274 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1603 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kilsyth postcode 3137

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