Carnegie Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Carnegie (3163) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 11 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Carnegie is in the federal electorate of Higgins.

In the 2011 census the population of Carnegie was 16,299 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

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

52.6% of people living in the suburb of Carnegie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.3% India, 5.5% China , 2.7% England, 2.1% Greece, 1.8% Ukraine, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.3% South Africa, 1.3% Russian Federation, 1.3% Malaysia, 1.1% Sri Lanka, 1.0% Korea, Republic of , 0.8% Italy, 0.7% Israel, 0.7% Poland.

57.5% of people living in Carnegie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.6% Mandarin, 5.0% Greek, 4.8% Russian, 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.1% Other, 2.3% Cantonese, 2.2% Hindi, 2.2% Other, 1.3% Italian.

The religious makeup of Carnegie is 26.5% No religion, 20.2% Catholic, 8.6% Anglican, 8.2% Judaism, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.8% Hinduism, 6.8% Eastern Orthodox, 3.4% Buddhism, 2.8% Uniting Church, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed.

45.5% of people are married, 39.7% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 744 widowed people living in Carnegie.

61.6% of the people living in Carnegie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.4% are working on a part time basis. Carnegie has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Carnegie are 32.5% Professionals, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.3% Managers, 10.2% Technicians & trades workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 5.7% Labourers, 2.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Carnegie work in are 13.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Retail trade, 9.1% Education and training, 7.2% Manufacturing, 7.1% Financial and insurance services, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Wholesale trade, 5.1% Public administration and safety.

28.5% of homes are fully owned, and 27.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $652 per week and the median household income is $1286 per week.

The median rent in Carnegie is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2015 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Carnegie postcode 3163

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