Lilydale Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Lilydale (3140) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 34 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Lilydale is in the federal electorate of Casey.

In the 2011 census the population of Lilydale was 15,649 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lilydale is 37 years of age.

79.2% of people living in the suburb of Lilydale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.9% England, 1.5% Italy, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% India, 0.3% China , 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Poland.

90.0% of people living in Lilydale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Italian, 0.9% Other, 0.5% German, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Lilydale is 27.7% No religion, 24.6% Catholic, 15.4% Anglican, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 4.2% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Baptist, 1.6% Pentecostal, 1.2% Seventh-day Adventist.

52.0% of people are married, 31.9% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 647 widowed people living in Lilydale.

59.7% of the people living in Lilydale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.2% are working on a part time basis. Lilydale has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Lilydale are 18.8% Technicians & trades workers, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Professionals, 11.2% Managers, 11.1% Sales workers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Labourers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lilydale work in are 13.4% Construction, 13.2% Manufacturing, 11.9% Retail trade, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Education and training, 5.7% Wholesale trade, 5.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Other services.

32.4% of homes are fully owned, and 44.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $591 per week and the median household income is $1284 per week.

The median rent in Lilydale is $277 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lilydale postcode 3140

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