Ringwood East Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Ringwood East (3135) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 24 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Ringwood East is in the federal electorate of Deakin.

In the 2011 census the population of Ringwood East was 9,748 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ringwood East is 38 years of age.

73.3% of people living in the suburb of Ringwood East were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% England, 2.1% China , 1.7% India, 1.5% Burma , 1.4% New Zealand, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.3% Italy.

81.2% of people living in Ringwood East speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.7% Other, 2.1% Mandarin, 1.4% Cantonese, 0.6% Greek, 0.5% German, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Ringwood East is 29.1% No religion, 20.5% Catholic, 13.0% Anglican, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Uniting Church, 3.7% Baptist, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.7% Pentecostal.

46.7% of people are married, 32.9% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 604 widowed people living in Ringwood East.

59.5% of the people living in Ringwood East over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.1% are working on a part time basis. Ringwood East has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Ringwood East are 24.7% Professionals, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Managers, 9.9% Sales workers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 7.3% Labourers, 4.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ringwood East work in are 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Retail trade, 9.6% Construction, 9.5% Manufacturing, 9.2% Education and training, 8.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Wholesale trade.

34.3% of homes are fully owned, and 36.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $618 per week and the median household income is $1200 per week.

The median rent in Ringwood East is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ringwood East postcode 3135

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