Murrumbeena Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Murrumbeena (3163) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 12 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Murrumbeena is in the federal electorates of Higgins, Hotham.

In the 2011 census the population of Murrumbeena was 8,592 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Murrumbeena is 36 years of age.

63.4% of people living in the suburb of Murrumbeena were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.0% India, 4.6% China , 2.7% England, 2.2% Greece, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.2% Sri Lanka, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% Indonesia, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Vietnam, 0.6% Korea, Republic of , 0.5% Russian Federation, 0.5% Poland.

66.5% of people living in Murrumbeena speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.1% Greek, 4.3% Mandarin, 3.2% Other, 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Russian, 1.8% Other, 1.7% Italian, 1.5% Hindi, 1.5% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Murrumbeena is 26.2% No religion, 24.9% Catholic, 9.2% Anglican, 8.3% Eastern Orthodox, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Hinduism, 4.0% Uniting Church, 3.8% Judaism, 3.2% Buddhism, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed.

48.6% of people are married, 37.4% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 382 widowed people living in Murrumbeena.

60.8% of the people living in Murrumbeena over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.9% are working on a part time basis. Murrumbeena has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Murrumbeena are 32.5% Professionals, 16.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Managers, 10.3% Technicians & trades workers, 9.8% Sales workers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers, 4.8% Labourers, 2.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Murrumbeena work in are 12.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.6% Education and training, 10.6% Retail trade, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.6% Manufacturing, 6.7% Financial and insurance services, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Construction.

30.8% of homes are fully owned, and 30.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $707 per week and the median household income is $1354 per week.

The median rent in Murrumbeena is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Murrumbeena postcode 3163

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