Cranbourne West Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Cranbourne West (3977) is a suburb of Melbourne, Phillip Island, Victoria. It is about 41 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Cranbourne West is in the federal electorate of Holt.

In the 2011 census the population of Cranbourne West was 8,743 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cranbourne West is 29 years of age.

64.7% of people living in the suburb of Cranbourne West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% India, 4.9% New Zealand, 2.8% England, 2.2% Sri Lanka, 1.4% Philippines, 1.3% Samoa, 1.1% Afghanistan, 0.8% Fiji, 0.8% Cook Islands, 0.7% Mauritius, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.4% Cambodia.

70.9% of people living in Cranbourne West speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Other, 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Samoan, 1.8% Sinhalese, 1.5% Hindi, 1.5% Tamil, 1.5% Punjabi, 1.1% Spanish, 1.0% Dari.

The religious makeup of Cranbourne West is 23.5% Catholic, 22.8% No religion, 12.3% Anglican, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Hinduism, 3.5% Islam, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 3.4% Uniting Church, 3.4% Buddhism, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed.

45.6% of people are married, 37.6% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 222 widowed people living in Cranbourne West.

61.6% of the people living in Cranbourne West over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.1% are working on a part time basis. Cranbourne West has an unemployment rate of 7.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Cranbourne West are 17.5% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Labourers, 15.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Sales workers, 8.3% Professionals, 6.8% Managers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cranbourne West work in are 21.6% Manufacturing, 11.1% Retail trade, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Construction, 6.8% Wholesale trade, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Inadequately described/Not stated, 3.6% Other services.

11.2% of homes are fully owned, and 61.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $587 per week and the median household income is $1204 per week.

The median rent in Cranbourne West is $295 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1646 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cranbourne West postcode 3977

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