Sunbury Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Sunbury (3429) is a suburb of Melbourne, North West, Victoria. It is about 34 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Sunbury is in the federal electorate of McEwen.

In the 2011 census the population of Sunbury was 34,030 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

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

80.6% of people living in the suburb of Sunbury were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% India, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Malta, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.2% Greece, 0.2% Croatia.

89.4% of people living in Sunbury speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Italian, 0.9% Other, 0.5% Greek, 0.5% Maltese, 0.3% Croatian, 0.3% German, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Sunbury is 34.3% Catholic, 23.3% No religion, 15.9% Anglican, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Baptist, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

51.0% of people are married, 33.1% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 1182 widowed people living in Sunbury.

60.9% of the people living in Sunbury over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.0% are working on a part time basis. Sunbury has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Sunbury are 18.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 15.4% Professionals, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Sales workers, 10.2% Managers, 7.9% Labourers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sunbury work in are 11.4% Retail trade, 10.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 10.7% Construction, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Manufacturing, 7.4% Education and training, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services.

29.2% of homes are fully owned, and 50.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $630 per week and the median household income is $1432 per week.

The median rent in Sunbury is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1690 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sunbury postcode 3429

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