Kew East Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Kew East (3102) is a suburb of Melbourne, North East, Victoria. It is about 7 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Kew East is in the federal electorate of Kooyong.

In the 2011 census the population of Kew East was 6,017 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kew East is 39 years of age.

70.0% of people living in the suburb of Kew East were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% China , 2.6% Italy, 2.3% England, 1.7% India, 1.5% Greece, 1.4% Malaysia, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.0% Vietnam, 0.9% Hong Kong , 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Korea, Republic of , 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% South Africa.

71.0% of people living in Kew East speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Greek, 4.4% Italian, 4.0% Mandarin, 3.0% Cantonese, 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.2% Vietnamese, 0.7% Hindi, 0.6% Korean.

The religious makeup of Kew East is 32.4% Catholic, 25.2% No religion, 10.1% Anglican, 7.5% Eastern Orthodox, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 2.8% Buddhism, 1.7% Hinduism, 1.7% Baptist, 1.3% Christian, nfd.

53.6% of people are married, 34.0% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 224 widowed people living in Kew East.

58.1% of the people living in Kew East over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.7% are working on a part time basis. Kew East has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Kew East are 37.5% Professionals, 17.1% Managers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 7.0% Technicians & trades workers, 3.9% Labourers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.8% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Kew East work in are 14.9% Health care and social assistance, 13.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.6% Education and training, 8.8% Retail trade, 6.6% Financial and insurance services, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Manufacturing, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Construction.

41.6% of homes are fully owned, and 31.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $758 per week and the median household income is $1811 per week.

The median rent in Kew East is $371 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2210 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kew East postcode 3102

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