Sandhurst Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Sandhurst (3977) is a suburb of Melbourne, Phillip Island, Victoria. It is about 36 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Sandhurst is in the federal electorate of Isaacs.

In the 2011 census the population of Sandhurst was 3,063 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sandhurst is 35 years of age.

66.2% of people living in the suburb of Sandhurst were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.3% England, 3.9% South Africa, 2.3% New Zealand, 1.9% India, 1.6% Philippines, 1.0% Sri Lanka, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% Mauritius, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.8% China , 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Argentina, 0.5% Poland, 0.4% Croatia.

81.3% of people living in Sandhurst speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Other, 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Spanish, 1.1% Greek, 1.0% Tagalog, 0.9% Serbian, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.7% Hindi, 0.7% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Sandhurst is 26.9% Catholic, 24.9% No religion, 17.6% Anglican, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 4.0% Eastern Orthodox, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Baptist, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Buddhism.

64.5% of people are married, 25.7% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 37 widowed people living in Sandhurst.

67.8% of the people living in Sandhurst over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.6% are working on a part time basis. Sandhurst has an unemployment rate of 2.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Sandhurst are 22.7% Professionals, 20.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 18.6% Managers, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 10.5% Sales workers, 6.2% Community & personal service workers, 4.7% Labourers, 3.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sandhurst work in are 14.4% Manufacturing, 11.4% Retail trade, 9.6% Construction, 8.4% Wholesale trade, 8.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.2% Education and training, 5.6% Financial and insurance services, 4.0% Public administration and safety.

16.3% of homes are fully owned, and 69.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $924 per week and the median household income is $2162 per week.

The median rent in Sandhurst is $468 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sandhurst postcode 3977

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