Belmont Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Belmont (3216) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 68 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Belmont is in the federal electorate of Corangamite.

In the 2011 census the population of Belmont was 13,616 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Belmont is 39 years of age.

81.2% of people living in the suburb of Belmont were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 1.0% India, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% China , 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Poland, 0.2% United States of America.

88.7% of people living in Belmont speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Italian, 1.0% Other, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% German, 0.3% Hindi, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Belmont is 27.0% No religion, 24.4% Catholic, 13.1% Anglican, 9.0% Uniting Church, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Baptist, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Lutheran, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

43.5% of people are married, 34.9% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 987 widowed people living in Belmont.

56.1% of the people living in Belmont over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Belmont has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Belmont are 22.5% Professionals, 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Sales workers, 9.8% Labourers, 9.5% Managers, 4.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Belmont work in are 14.3% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Retail trade, 11.5% Education and training, 10.3% Construction, 9.3% Manufacturing, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.5% Other services.

36.4% of homes are fully owned, and 30.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $528 per week and the median household income is $957 per week.

The median rent in Belmont is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Belmont postcode 3216

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