Whittlesea Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Whittlesea (3757) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 36 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Whittlesea is in the federal electorate of McEwen.

In the 2011 census the population of Whittlesea was 4,826 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Whittlesea is 37 years of age.

85.4% of people living in the suburb of Whittlesea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.9% Italy, 0.6% Malta, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Greece, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% India, 0.2% Mauritius.

91.5% of people living in Whittlesea speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Italian, 0.8% Macedonian, 0.7% Other, 0.6% Greek, 0.4% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Maltese, 0.2% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Whittlesea is 28.5% Catholic, 24.5% No religion, 19.5% Anglican, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 4.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Eastern Orthodox, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Pentecostal, 0.8% Baptist.

50.4% of people are married, 30.8% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 250 widowed people living in Whittlesea.

61.0% of the people living in Whittlesea over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.6% are working on a part time basis. Whittlesea has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Whittlesea are 22.7% Technicians & trades workers, 17.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Professionals, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Managers, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.7% Labourers, 7.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Whittlesea work in are 17.4% Construction, 11.8% Manufacturing, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Retail trade, 8.2% Education and training, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Wholesale trade, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.6% Other services.

32.0% of homes are fully owned, and 47.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $571 per week and the median household income is $1212 per week.

The median rent in Whittlesea is $255 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Whittlesea postcode 3757

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