The Basin Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

The Basin (3154) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 31 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. The Basin is in the federal electorates of Aston, La Trobe.

In the 2011 census the population of The Basin was 4,229 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

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

80.4% of people living in the suburb of The Basin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.3% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.0% Germany, 1.0% Netherlands, 1.0% Scotland, 0.5% India, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% China , 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Austria, 0.2% Jersey, 0.1% Hungary.

91.7% of people living in The Basin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 0.9% German, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% Dutch, 0.2% Punjabi, 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of The Basin is 35.7% No religion, 22.3% Catholic, 14.4% Anglican, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.2% Baptist, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Pentecostal.

51.2% of people are married, 34.0% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 108 widowed people living in The Basin.

59.6% of the people living in The Basin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.5% are working on a part time basis. The Basin has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in The Basin are 20.1% Technicians & trades workers, 17.6% Professionals, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Managers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Sales workers, 7.3% Labourers, 6.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from The Basin work in are 14.9% Manufacturing, 13.0% Construction, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Retail trade, 7.1% Education and training, 6.2% Wholesale trade, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Other services.

33.6% of homes are fully owned, and 53.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $649 per week and the median household income is $1454 per week.

The median rent in The Basin is $255 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for The Basin postcode 3154

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