Scoresby Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Scoresby (3179) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 24 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Scoresby is in the federal electorate of Aston.

In the 2011 census the population of Scoresby was 5,892 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

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

64.9% of people living in the suburb of Scoresby were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 3.3% India, 3.2% Sri Lanka, 3.0% Malaysia, 2.5% China , 1.5% New Zealand, 1.3% Vietnam, 1.1% Hong Kong , 1.0% South Africa, 0.9% Cambodia, 0.8% Afghanistan, 0.7% Singapore, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Germany.

70.7% of people living in Scoresby speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Mandarin, 3.7% Cantonese, 2.3% Sinhalese, 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 1.4% Tamil, 1.3% Vietnamese, 1.3% Greek, 1.1% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Scoresby is 25.2% Catholic, 22.1% No religion, 11.7% Anglican, 6.0% Buddhism, 5.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 3.7% Hinduism, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Pentecostal, 2.8% Baptist.

54.4% of people are married, 32.7% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 167 widowed people living in Scoresby.

61.8% of the people living in Scoresby over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.6% are working on a part time basis. Scoresby has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Scoresby are 19.7% Professionals, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.0% Sales workers, 10.1% Managers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Labourers, 7.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Scoresby work in are 14.3% Manufacturing, 11.8% Retail trade, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Construction, 6.9% Education and training, 6.9% Wholesale trade, 6.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.9% Accommodation and food services.

33.7% of homes are fully owned, and 46.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $597 per week and the median household income is $1487 per week.

The median rent in Scoresby is $318 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Scoresby postcode 3179

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