Dromana Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Dromana (3936) is a suburb of Melbourne, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria. It is about 58 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Dromana is in the federal electorate of Flinders.

In the 2011 census the population of Dromana was 5,126 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dromana is 49 years of age.

76.9% of people living in the suburb of Dromana were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 1.6% Italy, 1.6% Greece, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% China , 0.4% Croatia, 0.3% Malta, 0.3% Egypt, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% South Eastern Europe, nfd.

87.5% of people living in Dromana speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Greek, 2.5% Italian, 0.9% Other, 0.4% Croatian, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Dromana is 27.5% No religion, 22.7% Catholic, 18.7% Anglican, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Uniting Church, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.3% Eastern Orthodox, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 1.3% Buddhism.

48.5% of people are married, 27.2% have never married and 13.1% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 293 widowed people living in Dromana.

53.5% of the people living in Dromana over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.6% are working on a part time basis. Dromana has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Dromana are 19.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Professionals, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Sales workers, 11.6% Managers, 11.4% Labourers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dromana work in are 15.2% Retail trade, 14.6% Construction, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Manufacturing, 7.6% Education and training, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Other services, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.2% Public administration and safety.

42.4% of homes are fully owned, and 25.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $480 per week and the median household income is $878 per week.

The median rent in Dromana is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dromana postcode 3936

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