Surf Beach Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Surf Beach (3922) is a suburb of Melbourne, Phillip Island, Victoria. It is about 83 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Surf Beach is in the federal electorate of Flinders.

In the 2011 census the population of Surf Beach was 694 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

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

77.4% of people living in the suburb of Surf Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.4% United States of America, 1.3% Netherlands, 1.0% Greece, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.7% Wales, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% India, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Spain, 0.6% Malta.

89.1% of people living in Surf Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Italian, 1.0% Greek, 0.9% Other, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.4% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Surf Beach is 38.0% No religion, 18.0% Catholic, 13.5% Anglican, 11.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Baptist, 2.2% Uniting Church, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Eastern Orthodox.

49.8% of people are married, 35.4% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 13 widowed people living in Surf Beach.

52.3% of the people living in Surf Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 41.0% are working on a part time basis. Surf Beach has an unemployment rate of 2.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Surf Beach are 21.9% Professionals, 20.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Managers, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 11.6% Labourers, 10.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.2% Sales workers, 2.8% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Surf Beach work in are 18.8% Construction, 11.6% Education and training, 10.3% Accommodation and food services, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 6.9% Arts and recreation services, 6.9% Retail trade, 5.6% Other services, 5.6% Administrative and support services, 4.4% Public administration and safety.

34.5% of homes are fully owned, and 37.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $512 per week and the median household income is $996 per week.

The median rent in Surf Beach is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Surf Beach postcode 3922

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