Whittington Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Whittington (3219) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 65 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Whittington is in the federal electorate of Corio.

In the 2011 census the population of Whittington was 4,155 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Whittington is 38 years of age.

78.7% of people living in the suburb of Whittington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 1.0% Philippines, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Italy, 0.4% Croatia, 0.3% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.3% Poland, 0.3% Serbia, 0.3% Sudan, 0.2% Lebanon, 0.2% South Africa.

85.2% of people living in Whittington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Other, 0.8% Italian, 0.6% Vietnamese, 0.6% Serbian, 0.5% Filipino , 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% German.

The religious makeup of Whittington is 27.3% No religion, 25.2% Catholic, 13.7% Anglican, 12.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Uniting Church, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Baptist, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

37.6% of people are married, 37.5% have never married and 11.8% are divorced and 4.9% are separated. There are 273 widowed people living in Whittington.

52.0% of the people living in Whittington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.1% are working on a part time basis. Whittington has an unemployment rate of 9.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Whittington are 22.2% Labourers, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.6% Community & personal service workers, 12.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.1% Sales workers, 7.8% Professionals, 5.2% Managers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Whittington work in are 17.4% Manufacturing, 14.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.3% Retail trade, 10.2% Construction, 7.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Wholesale trade, 4.4% Administrative and support services.

26.8% of homes are fully owned, and 29.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 39.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $397 per week and the median household income is $750 per week.

The median rent in Whittington is $175 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1252 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Whittington postcode 3219

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