Coburg Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Coburg (3058) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 8 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Coburg is in the federal electorates of Batman, Wills.

In the 2011 census the population of Coburg was 24,977 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Coburg is 35 years of age.

60.3% of people living in the suburb of Coburg were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.8% Italy, 3.3% Greece, 2.9% Lebanon, 2.1% India, 1.8% England, 1.6% China , 1.4% New Zealand, 1.4% Turkey, 1.4% Nepal, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.4% Malta.

53.4% of people living in Coburg speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.0% Italian, 7.3% Greek, 7.3% Arabic, 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Turkish, 1.8% Mandarin, 1.6% Other, 1.6% Other, 0.7% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Coburg is 32.3% Catholic, 24.9% No religion, 10.3% Eastern Orthodox, 8.4% Islam, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Anglican, 2.5% Hinduism, 2.2% Buddhism, 1.5% Uniting Church, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

44.0% of people are married, 42.0% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 1084 widowed people living in Coburg.

57.6% of the people living in Coburg over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.0% are working on a part time basis. Coburg has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Coburg are 30.9% Professionals, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Managers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Sales workers, 6.9% Labourers, 4.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Coburg work in are 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Education and training, 9.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.1% Retail trade, 7.7% Manufacturing, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Construction, 4.6% Financial and insurance services.

34.3% of homes are fully owned, and 31.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $548 per week and the median household income is $1325 per week.

The median rent in Coburg is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1954 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Coburg postcode 3058

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