Delahey Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Delahey (3037) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 20 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Delahey is in the federal electorate of Gorton.

In the 2011 census the population of Delahey was 8,443 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Delahey is 33 years of age.

48.0% of people living in the suburb of Delahey were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.1% Vietnam, 5.6% Philippines, 3.8% India, 3.5% Timor-Leste, 3.2% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 2.9% Malta, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.2% Croatia, 1.2% Cyprus, 1.0% Poland, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.9% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.8% Greece.

35.0% of people living in Delahey speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.0% Vietnamese, 5.6% Macedonian, 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.9% Other, 4.1% Other, 3.5% Maltese, 3.0% Tagalog, 2.9% Turkish, 2.6% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Delahey is 39.0% Catholic, 11.4% Eastern Orthodox, 10.9% Buddhism, 9.0% No religion, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Islam, 3.3% Anglican, 2.4% Other Religious Groups, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Hinduism.

50.9% of people are married, 34.7% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 288 widowed people living in Delahey.

59.4% of the people living in Delahey over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.1% are working on a part time basis. Delahey has an unemployment rate of 7.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Delahey are 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Labourers, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.9% Sales workers, 9.7% Professionals, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.1% Managers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Delahey work in are 18.4% Manufacturing, 12.1% Retail trade, 9.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Construction, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Other services, 4.3% Education and training.

29.2% of homes are fully owned, and 47.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $440 per week and the median household income is $1175 per week.

The median rent in Delahey is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1511 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Delahey postcode 3037

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