Balwyn North Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Balwyn North (3104) is a suburb of Melbourne, North East, Victoria. It is about 9 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Balwyn North is in the federal electorate of Kooyong.

In the 2011 census the population of Balwyn North was 20,317 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Balwyn North is 41 years of age.

62.7% of people living in the suburb of Balwyn North were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.2% China , 3.1% Malaysia, 2.3% England, 2.3% Greece, 1.9% Hong Kong , 1.7% Italy, 1.7% India, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.3% Vietnam, 0.8% Singapore, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Taiwan, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Korea, Republic of .

61.0% of people living in Balwyn North speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.5% Mandarin, 6.9% Cantonese, 6.2% Greek, 3.6% Italian, 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Vietnamese, 1.2% Other, 1.0% Other, 0.7% Korean.

The religious makeup of Balwyn North is 25.2% Catholic, 24.4% No religion, 10.4% Anglican, 9.9% Eastern Orthodox, 5.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Buddhism, 4.8% Uniting Church, 2.3% Hinduism, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist.

57.4% of people are married, 30.4% have never married and 4.6% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 1004 widowed people living in Balwyn North.

56.1% of the people living in Balwyn North over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. Balwyn North has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Balwyn North are 35.3% Professionals, 17.5% Managers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Sales workers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 6.9% Technicians & trades workers, 3.7% Labourers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.8% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Balwyn North work in are 14.2% Health care and social assistance, 13.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.5% Retail trade, 10.5% Education and training, 6.4% Manufacturing, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Financial and insurance services, 5.1% Construction, 4.9% Wholesale trade.

49.5% of homes are fully owned, and 31.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $629 per week and the median household income is $1787 per week.

The median rent in Balwyn North is $413 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2243 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Balwyn North postcode 3104

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