Wantirna Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Wantirna (3152) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 23 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Wantirna is in the federal electorate of Aston.

In the 2011 census the population of Wantirna was 13,768 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wantirna is 41 years of age.

65.3% of people living in the suburb of Wantirna were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 3.4% China , 2.7% Malaysia, 2.3% India, 1.7% Sri Lanka, 1.4% Vietnam, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.2% Hong Kong , 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% Singapore, 0.6% Greece.

71.1% of people living in Wantirna speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Cantonese, 4.3% Mandarin, 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Greek, 1.8% Other, 1.2% Italian, 1.0% Vietnamese, 1.0% Other, 0.9% Sinhalese.

The religious makeup of Wantirna is 24.2% No religion, 23.7% Catholic, 11.5% Anglican, 5.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Uniting Church, 5.4% Buddhism, 3.5% Eastern Orthodox, 3.4% Baptist, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd.

54.6% of people are married, 30.4% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 672 widowed people living in Wantirna.

60.9% of the people living in Wantirna 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. Wantirna has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Wantirna are 22.2% Professionals, 17.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Managers, 11.1% Sales workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Labourers, 5.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wantirna work in are 12.6% Retail trade, 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.9% Manufacturing, 8.4% Construction, 7.7% Education and training, 7.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.4% Wholesale trade, 5.2% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Financial and insurance services.

40.5% of homes are fully owned, and 38.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $604 per week and the median household income is $1470 per week.

The median rent in Wantirna is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wantirna postcode 3152

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