Derrimut Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Derrimut (3030) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 18 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Derrimut is in the federal electorate of Gorton.

In the 2011 census the population of Derrimut was 5,992 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Derrimut is 29 years of age.

46.5% of people living in the suburb of Derrimut were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.5% Philippines, 8.1% Vietnam, 4.4% India, 2.9% New Zealand, 1.9% China , 1.4% Sudan, 1.3% Timor-Leste, 1.3% Sri Lanka, 1.0% Indonesia, 1.0% Ethiopia, 0.9% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.8% Fiji, 0.7% England.

37.3% of people living in Derrimut speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.0% Vietnamese, 7.2% Other, 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.2% Tagalog, 4.2% Filipino , 2.6% Cantonese, 2.2% Mandarin, 2.0% Hindi, 2.0% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Derrimut is 34.0% Catholic, 13.3% No religion, 11.8% Buddhism, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.9% Eastern Orthodox, 5.6% Islam, 4.7% Hinduism, 3.3% Anglican, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Oriental Orthodox.

55.4% of people are married, 34.6% have never married and 6.0% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 58 widowed people living in Derrimut.

68.2% of the people living in Derrimut over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.1% are working on a part time basis. Derrimut has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Derrimut are 19.0% Professionals, 17.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 12.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.0% Labourers, 8.6% Managers, 8.0% Sales workers, 7.5% Community & personal service workers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Derrimut work in are 16.2% Manufacturing, 10.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.2% Retail trade, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.4% Construction, 6.0% Financial and insurance services, 4.9% Wholesale trade, 4.7% Public administration and safety.

6.6% of homes are fully owned, and 70.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $736 per week and the median household income is $1741 per week.

The median rent in Derrimut is $323 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2123 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Derrimut postcode 3030

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