Cairnlea Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Cairnlea was 8,839 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cairnlea is 31 years of age.

44.7% of people living in the suburb of Cairnlea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 17.7% Vietnam, 5.5% Philippines, 2.6% India, 1.9% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.9% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.4% Malta, 1.1% Timor-Leste, 0.9% China , 0.9% Croatia, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Fiji, 0.6% Laos.

25.9% of people living in Cairnlea speak Vietnamese. The other top languages spoken are 25.5% English only, 6.4% Other, 5.2% Cantonese, 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Tagalog, 3.5% Macedonian, 2.4% Filipino , 1.8% Punjabi, 1.8% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Cairnlea is 32.8% Catholic, 22.9% Buddhism, 10.2% No religion, 8.1% Islam, 7.6% Eastern Orthodox, 6.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.3% Hinduism, 1.6% Other Religious Groups, 1.5% Anglican, 1.3% Christian, nfd.

54.8% of people are married, 33.9% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 153 widowed people living in Cairnlea.

61.9% of the people living in Cairnlea over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.9% are working on a part time basis. Cairnlea has an unemployment rate of 7.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Cairnlea are 16.8% Professionals, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.4% Labourers, 13.3% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.2% Sales workers, 9.0% Managers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 3.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cairnlea work in are 18.5% Manufacturing, 10.5% Retail trade, 9.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.2% Construction, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Financial and insurance services, 4.8% Wholesale trade.

21.1% of homes are fully owned, and 63.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $555 per week and the median household income is $1535 per week.

The median rent in Cairnlea is $328 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cairnlea postcode 3023

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