East Melbourne Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

East Melbourne (3002) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 2 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. East Melbourne is in the federal electorate of Melbourne.

In the 2011 census the population of East Melbourne was 4,714 and is comprised of approximately 52.4% females and 47.6% males.

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

62.1% of people living in the suburb of East Melbourne were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 3.3% New Zealand, 1.5% Malaysia, 1.2% United States of America, 1.2% India, 1.1% China , 0.9% Germany, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Ireland, 0.8% Italy, 0.7% Singapore, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.6% Vietnam, 0.6% Canada.

76.0% of people living in East Melbourne speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Mandarin, 1.3% Cantonese, 1.3% Italian, 1.1% Other, 0.9% Greek, 0.8% German, 0.7% Spanish, 0.7% Japanese.

The religious makeup of East Melbourne is 33.5% No religion, 22.4% Catholic, 14.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 13.1% Anglican, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Buddhism, 1.8% Eastern Orthodox, 1.1% Hinduism, 1.0% Christian, nfd.

35.1% of people are married, 51.0% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 169 widowed people living in East Melbourne.

70.7% of the people living in East Melbourne over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.5% are working on a part time basis. East Melbourne has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in East Melbourne are 48.7% Professionals, 17.4% Managers, 13.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.9% Community & personal service workers, 5.4% Sales workers, 4.3% Technicians & trades workers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.5% Labourers, 0.6% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from East Melbourne work in are 20.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 14.5% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Financial and insurance services, 7.9% Education and training, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Retail trade, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 3.6% Manufacturing, 3.6% Information media and telecommunications.

23.7% of homes are fully owned, and 19.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 55.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1164 per week and the median household income is $1989 per week.

The median rent in East Melbourne is $415 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for East Melbourne postcode 3002

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