Doncaster Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Doncaster (3108) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 14 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Doncaster is in the federal electorate of Menzies.

In the 2011 census the population of Doncaster was 18,359 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Doncaster is 44 years of age.

50.5% of people living in the suburb of Doncaster were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.7% China , 4.3% Greece, 3.5% Malaysia, 3.4% Italy, 2.8% Hong Kong , 1.7% England, 1.5% India, 1.2% Korea, Republic of , 1.2% Taiwan, 1.2% Vietnam, 1.2% Iran, 1.1% South Africa, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.9% Singapore.

46.0% of people living in Doncaster speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.3% Mandarin, 9.8% Greek, 9.8% Cantonese, 5.1% Italian, 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 1.5% Arabic, 1.3% Korean, 1.3% Persian.

The religious makeup of Doncaster is 24.0% No religion, 22.3% Catholic, 13.1% Eastern Orthodox, 7.9% Anglican, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Buddhism, 3.9% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Baptist, 2.0% Islam.

56.5% of people are married, 28.2% have never married and 6.2% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 1102 widowed people living in Doncaster.

57.6% of the people living in Doncaster over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.4% are working on a part time basis. Doncaster has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Doncaster are 29.5% Professionals, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Managers, 11.1% Sales workers, 10.6% Technicians & trades workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 5.9% Labourers, 3.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Doncaster work in are 12.5% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Retail trade, 10.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.2% Education and training, 7.6% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Manufacturing, 6.4% Financial and insurance services, 5.8% Construction, 5.4% Wholesale trade.

49.3% of homes are fully owned, and 25.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $525 per week and the median household income is $1242 per week.

The median rent in Doncaster is $369 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Doncaster postcode 3108

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