Burnside Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Burnside (3023) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 20 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Burnside is in the federal electorate of Gorton.

In the 2011 census the population of Burnside was 4,385 and is comprised of approximately 52.9% females and 47.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Burnside is 36 years of age.

53.3% of people living in the suburb of Burnside were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.5% Philippines, 3.6% Vietnam, 2.7% Malta, 1.9% India, 1.5% England, 1.5% Ethiopia, 1.5% El Salvador, 1.5% Sri Lanka, 1.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.3% Poland, 1.0% Timor-Leste, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Italy, 0.9% Croatia.

48.2% of people living in Burnside speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.8% Other, 5.2% Vietnamese, 4.6% Spanish, 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Tagalog, 3.2% Maltese, 3.1% Filipino , 2.5% Macedonian, 1.8% Sinhalese.

The religious makeup of Burnside is 41.5% Catholic, 10.1% No religion, 7.8% Eastern Orthodox, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Buddhism, 6.3% Anglican, 5.7% Islam, 2.9% Uniting Church, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Christian, nfd.

54.7% of people are married, 27.9% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 264 widowed people living in Burnside.

62.4% of the people living in Burnside over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.5% are working on a part time basis. Burnside has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Burnside are 15.9% Labourers, 14.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.2% Professionals, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 7.3% Managers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Burnside work in are 18.0% Manufacturing, 11.6% Retail trade, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.8% Construction, 4.9% Wholesale trade, 4.9% Education and training, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Public administration and safety.

26.6% of homes are fully owned, and 54.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $511 per week and the median household income is $1241 per week.

The median rent in Burnside is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1731 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Burnside postcode 3023

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