Viewbank Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Viewbank (3084) is a suburb of Melbourne, North East, Victoria. It is about 14 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Viewbank is in the federal electorate of Jagajaga.

In the 2011 census the population of Viewbank was 6,731 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Viewbank is 42 years of age.

71.1% of people living in the suburb of Viewbank were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% England, 2.9% Italy, 1.9% Greece, 1.9% China , 1.4% Malaysia, 1.3% India, 1.2% Sri Lanka, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Croatia, 0.6% Lebanon, 0.4% Korea, Republic of , 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Hong Kong .

73.3% of people living in Viewbank speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Italian, 3.6% Greek, 2.5% Mandarin, 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Arabic, 1.7% Other, 1.3% Cantonese, 1.0% Macedonian, 0.8% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Viewbank is 33.0% Catholic, 22.1% No religion, 11.8% Anglican, 7.3% Eastern Orthodox, 6.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Uniting Church, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Buddhism, 1.7% Baptist.

59.6% of people are married, 26.4% have never married and 6.6% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 266 widowed people living in Viewbank.

57.5% of the people living in Viewbank over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.9% are working on a part time basis. Viewbank has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Viewbank are 30.2% Professionals, 16.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Managers, 11.2% Technicians & trades workers, 10.5% Sales workers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 5.6% Labourers, 2.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Viewbank work in are 13.4% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.8% Education and training, 10.6% Retail trade, 8.6% Manufacturing, 7.7% Construction, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Financial and insurance services, 5.3% Accommodation and food services.

50.5% of homes are fully owned, and 36.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $606 per week and the median household income is $1511 per week.

The median rent in Viewbank is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Viewbank postcode 3084

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