Balwyn Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Balwyn (3103) is a suburb of Melbourne, North East, Victoria. It is about 10 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Balwyn is in the federal electorate of Kooyong.

In the 2011 census the population of Balwyn was 12,944 and is comprised of approximately 53.2% females and 46.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Balwyn is 42 years of age.

60.3% of people living in the suburb of Balwyn were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.3% China , 3.1% Malaysia, 3.0% England, 2.1% India, 2.0% Hong Kong , 1.4% New Zealand, 1.2% Taiwan, 1.2% Vietnam, 1.2% Greece, 1.0% Italy, 1.0% Singapore, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Korea, Republic of , 0.7% South Africa.

63.1% of people living in Balwyn speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.0% Mandarin, 6.5% Cantonese, 3.1% Greek, 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Italian, 1.4% Other, 1.3% Vietnamese, 1.0% Other, 0.9% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Balwyn is 28.4% No religion, 22.7% Catholic, 12.6% Anglican, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Buddhism, 5.2% Uniting Church, 4.7% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Baptist, 2.4% Hinduism, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed.

53.0% of people are married, 32.7% have never married and 5.5% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 757 widowed people living in Balwyn.

56.8% of the people living in Balwyn over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.3% are working on a part time basis. Balwyn has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Balwyn are 36.1% Professionals, 17.8% Managers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Technicians & trades workers, 4.1% Labourers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.7% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Balwyn work in are 14.0% Health care and social assistance, 13.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.4% Retail trade, 9.9% Education and training, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Financial and insurance services, 5.7% Manufacturing, 5.1% Wholesale trade, 4.1% Public administration and safety.

46.5% of homes are fully owned, and 26.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $641 per week and the median household income is $1513 per week.

The median rent in Balwyn is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2174 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Balwyn postcode 3103

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