Lysterfield South Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Lysterfield South (3156) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 32 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Lysterfield South is in the federal electorate of Holt.

In the 2011 census the population of Lysterfield South was 924 and is comprised of approximately 47.8% females and 52.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lysterfield South is 38 years of age.

71.5% of people living in the suburb of Lysterfield South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 2.1% Romania, 1.5% China , 1.5% New Zealand, 1.5% South Africa, 1.4% Sri Lanka, 1.3% India, 1.3% Malaysia, 1.3% United States of America, 1.2% Turkey, 1.0% Italy, 1.0% Poland, 0.8% Germany, 0.6% Egypt.

80.6% of people living in Lysterfield South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Other, 2.3% Serbian, 1.7% Italian, 1.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Arabic, 1.2% Polish, 1.0% Cantonese, 1.0% Croatian, 0.9% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Lysterfield South is 34.4% Catholic, 17.2% No religion, 14.4% Anglican, 4.4% Eastern Orthodox, 4.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Baptist, 3.9% Uniting Church, 3.0% Pentecostal, 2.8% Islam, 2.4% Oriental Orthodox.

62.7% of people are married, 31.1% have never married and 3.5% are divorced and 1.1% are separated. There are 11 widowed people living in Lysterfield South.

59.3% of the people living in Lysterfield South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. Lysterfield South has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Lysterfield South are 18.0% Professionals, 18.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.2% Managers, 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.3% Sales workers, 5.3% Community & personal service workers, 5.1% Labourers, 3.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lysterfield South work in are 17.7% Construction, 14.1% Retail trade, 13.3% Manufacturing, 8.9% Wholesale trade, 7.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.5% Education and training, 6.0% Health care and social assistance, 5.0% Other services, 3.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

37.2% of homes are fully owned, and 57.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 4.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $664 per week and the median household income is $2230 per week.

The median rent in Lysterfield South is $238 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lysterfield South postcode 3156

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