Portsea Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Portsea (3944) is a suburb of Melbourne, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria. It is about 61 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Portsea is in the federal electorate of Flinders.

In the 2011 census the population of Portsea was 446 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Portsea is 65 years of age.

82.0% of people living in the suburb of Portsea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 3.6% New Zealand, 1.4% Italy, 1.4% Scotland, 1.1% United States of America.

90.1% of people living in Portsea speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% German, 0.7% Hindi, 0.7% Italian, 0.7% Greek, 0.7% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Portsea is 41.5% Anglican, 18.8% Catholic, 18.2% No religion, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.0% Uniting Church, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Eastern Orthodox.

68.2% of people are married, 10.5% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 32 widowed people living in Portsea.

51.1% of the people living in Portsea over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 43.1% are working on a part time basis. Portsea has an unemployment rate of 1.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Portsea are 34.7% Managers, 26.5% Professionals, 12.9% Technicians & trades workers, 10.6% Sales workers, 9.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 3.5% Labourers, 2.4% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Portsea work in are 14.0% Retail trade, 13.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.2% Accommodation and food services, 10.5% Construction, 7.6% Financial and insurance services, 6.4% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 5.8% Manufacturing, 5.2% Education and training, 5.2% Inadequately described/Not stated.

62.9% of homes are fully owned, and 19.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $968 per week and the median household income is $1841 per week.

The median rent in Portsea is $550 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Portsea postcode 3944

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