Elsternwick Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Elsternwick (3185) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 8 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Elsternwick is in the federal electorates of Goldstein, Melbourne Ports.

In the 2011 census the population of Elsternwick was 9,774 and is comprised of approximately 52.9% females and 47.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Elsternwick is 37 years of age.

63.6% of people living in the suburb of Elsternwick were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.9% India, 1.7% Poland, 1.4% South Africa, 1.2% Greece, 1.2% Israel, 1.0% China , 1.0% Italy, 0.9% United States of America, 0.8% Ukraine, 0.8% Germany, 0.6% Russian Federation, 0.6% Ireland.

71.8% of people living in Elsternwick speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.8% Other, 2.8% Greek, 1.9% Russian, 1.7% Italian, 1.2% Mandarin, 1.0% French, 0.9% Polish, 0.7% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Elsternwick is 26.3% No religion, 19.5% Catholic, 18.3% Judaism, 10.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.9% Anglican, 4.3% Eastern Orthodox, 2.8% Uniting Church, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.6% Hinduism, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed.

45.8% of people are married, 38.1% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 484 widowed people living in Elsternwick.

61.5% of the people living in Elsternwick over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.2% are working on a part time basis. Elsternwick has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Elsternwick are 38.2% Professionals, 17.8% Managers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Sales workers, 7.5% Technicians & trades workers, 7.1% Community & personal service workers, 3.6% Labourers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.5% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Elsternwick work in are 16.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Education and training, 8.7% Retail trade, 7.0% Financial and insurance services, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Manufacturing, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 4.3% Construction.

33.5% of homes are fully owned, and 29.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $807 per week and the median household income is $1568 per week.

The median rent in Elsternwick is $346 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Elsternwick postcode 3185

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