Kurunjang Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Kurunjang (3337) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 37 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Kurunjang is in the federal electorate of Gorton.

In the 2011 census the population of Kurunjang was 9,228 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

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

73.4% of people living in the suburb of Kurunjang were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.6% Malta, 1.4% Sudan, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% India, 0.5% Samoa, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Croatia, 0.4% Chile, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.4% Vietnam.

77.5% of people living in Kurunjang speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.3% Other, 2.1% Maltese, 1.4% Spanish, 1.2% Arabic, 1.0% Samoan, 0.9% Italian, 0.7% Serbian, 0.6% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Kurunjang is 33.5% Catholic, 23.2% No religion, 12.8% Anglican, 9.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.6% Eastern Orthodox, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Islam, 1.1% Baptist.

47.3% of people are married, 37.3% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 199 widowed people living in Kurunjang.

62.0% of the people living in Kurunjang over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.8% are working on a part time basis. Kurunjang has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Kurunjang are 17.4% Technicians & trades workers, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.4% Labourers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Sales workers, 10.3% Professionals, 8.3% Managers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kurunjang work in are 12.5% Manufacturing, 12.2% Retail trade, 11.7% Construction, 11.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 5.9% Education and training, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Other services.

20.2% of homes are fully owned, and 54.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $597 per week and the median household income is $1290 per week.

The median rent in Kurunjang is $255 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1593 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kurunjang postcode 3337

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