Burnside Heights Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Burnside Heights (3023) is a suburb of Melbourne, North West, Victoria. It is about 21 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Burnside Heights is in the federal electorate of Gorton.

In the 2011 census the population of Burnside Heights was 5,000 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Burnside Heights is 29 years of age.

50.4% of people living in the suburb of Burnside Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% Philippines, 5.5% India, 4.5% Vietnam, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.9% Sri Lanka, 1.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.6% Pakistan, 1.2% Timor-Leste, 1.2% Malta, 1.1% China , 1.1% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1.1% England, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.9% Egypt.

42.8% of people living in Burnside Heights speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.7% Vietnamese, 5.3% Other, 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.3% Macedonian, 3.2% Tagalog, 3.0% Filipino , 2.5% Spanish, 2.3% Hindi, 2.3% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Burnside Heights is 34.7% Catholic, 12.1% No religion, 9.0% Eastern Orthodox, 9.0% Islam, 7.5% Buddhism, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Hinduism, 3.0% Anglican, 2.5% Pentecostal, 2.1% Christian, nfd.

60.0% of people are married, 30.2% have never married and 5.4% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 62 widowed people living in Burnside Heights.

65.4% of the people living in Burnside Heights over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.8% are working on a part time basis. Burnside Heights has an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Burnside Heights are 18.5% Professionals, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Technicians & trades workers, 11.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.2% Labourers, 9.6% Sales workers, 8.9% Managers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Burnside Heights work in are 14.1% Manufacturing, 10.7% Retail trade, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.9% Construction, 6.0% Financial and insurance services, 6.0% Education and training, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.9% Accommodation and food services.

9.5% of homes are fully owned, and 69.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $709 per week and the median household income is $1649 per week.

The median rent in Burnside Heights is $345 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Burnside Heights postcode 3023

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