Cardinia Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Cardinia (3978) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 54 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Cardinia is in the federal electorates of Flinders, La Trobe.

In the 2011 census the population of Cardinia was 449 and is comprised of approximately 45.7% females and 54.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cardinia is 41 years of age.

82.4% of people living in the suburb of Cardinia were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% England, 2.0% Netherlands, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.6% Italy, 1.6% Germany, 1.1% Samoa, 1.1% Romania, 1.1% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia .

89.5% of people living in Cardinia speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Italian, 1.8% Samoan, 0.9% Other, 0.9% Macedonian, 0.9% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Cardinia is 31.3% No religion, 23.3% Catholic, 15.8% Anglican, 8.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 7.3% Uniting Church, 3.8% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 0.7% Eastern Orthodox.

53.1% of people are married, 34.4% have never married and 5.4% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Cardinia.

52.1% of the people living in Cardinia over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.0% are working on a part time basis. Cardinia has an unemployment rate of 7.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Cardinia are 23.3% Managers, 18.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.1% Labourers, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.8% Professionals, 9.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.5% Community & personal service workers, 4.9% Sales workers, 3.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cardinia work in are 16.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.4% Manufacturing, 11.8% Construction, 9.3% Health care and social assistance, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Education and training, 4.9% Other services, 4.9% Administrative and support services.

37.4% of homes are fully owned, and 39.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $507 per week and the median household income is $1257 per week.

The median rent in Cardinia is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cardinia postcode 3978

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