Safety Beach Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Safety Beach (3936) is a suburb of Melbourne, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria. It is about 56 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Safety Beach is in the federal electorate of Flinders.

In the 2011 census the population of Safety Beach was 3,518 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

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

68.8% of people living in the suburb of Safety Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.7% England, 1.8% Italy, 1.6% Greece, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% South Africa, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Egypt, 0.4% Malta, 0.3% India, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland.

82.9% of people living in Safety Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.2% Italian, 2.3% Greek, 0.9% Other, 0.4% Maltese, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Safety Beach is 23.9% Catholic, 21.9% No religion, 20.0% Anglican, 12.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.9% Uniting Church, 3.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.5% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.3% Baptist, 1.0% Christian, nfd.

55.9% of people are married, 20.9% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 287 widowed people living in Safety Beach.

54.2% of the people living in Safety Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.0% are working on a part time basis. Safety Beach has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Safety Beach are 17.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Professionals, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.7% Sales workers, 13.5% Managers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Labourers, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Safety Beach work in are 14.5% Retail trade, 13.8% Construction, 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Manufacturing, 8.2% Education and training, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.3% Wholesale trade, 3.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

42.0% of homes are fully owned, and 27.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $468 per week and the median household income is $921 per week.

The median rent in Safety Beach is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1760 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Safety Beach postcode 3936

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