Clayton South Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Clayton South (3169) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 20 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Clayton South is in the federal electorates of Chisholm, Hotham.

In the 2011 census the population of Clayton South was 11,625 and is comprised of approximately 48.0% females and 52.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Clayton South is 33 years of age.

33.2% of people living in the suburb of Clayton South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 13.8% India, 6.3% China , 5.9% Greece, 4.4% Vietnam, 3.1% Cambodia, 3.0% Sri Lanka, 2.2% Italy, 1.7% Philippines, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.0% Malaysia, 0.9% Bangladesh, 0.9% Mauritius, 0.9% Cook Islands, 0.9% England.

28.4% of people living in Clayton South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.1% Greek, 6.5% Mandarin, 6.0% Other, 5.8% Punjabi, 5.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.7% Cantonese, 4.1% Vietnamese, 3.2% Italian, 2.9% Khmer.

The religious makeup of Clayton South is 22.7% Catholic, 15.2% No religion, 12.9% Eastern Orthodox, 11.3% Buddhism, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.8% Hinduism, 5.6% Other Religious Groups, 4.6% Islam, 3.3% Anglican, 1.7% Christian, nfd.

51.5% of people are married, 35.6% have never married and 5.7% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 523 widowed people living in Clayton South.

57.1% of the people living in Clayton South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.0% are working on a part time basis. Clayton South has an unemployment rate of 8.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Clayton South are 16.7% Professionals, 15.0% Labourers, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.2% Sales workers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 6.3% Managers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Clayton South work in are 17.6% Manufacturing, 11.1% Retail trade, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Wholesale trade, 5.2% Construction, 4.6% Financial and insurance services.

37.2% of homes are fully owned, and 24.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $411 per week and the median household income is $1052 per week.

The median rent in Clayton South is $295 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Clayton South postcode 3169

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