Kooyong Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Kooyong (3144) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 6 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Kooyong is in the federal electorate of Higgins.

In the 2011 census the population of Kooyong was 803 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

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

76.3% of people living in the suburb of Kooyong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 3.7% China , 1.4% Malaysia, 1.2% Hong Kong , 1.1% France, 1.0% India, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.9% United States of America, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Hungary, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Thailand, 0.5% Sweden.

85.4% of people living in Kooyong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Mandarin, 1.6% French, 1.4% Cantonese, 1.1% Other, 1.0% Italian, 0.9% Spanish, 0.7% Russian, 0.6% Other.

The religious makeup of Kooyong is 23.9% Anglican, 22.9% Catholic, 21.4% No religion, 9.1% Uniting Church, 8.0% Judaism, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Buddhism, 1.1% Eastern Orthodox, 0.9% Christian, nfd.

54.3% of people are married, 32.9% have never married and 6.3% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 33 widowed people living in Kooyong.

53.9% of the people living in Kooyong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.5% are working on a part time basis. Kooyong has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Kooyong are 40.2% Professionals, 17.4% Managers, 11.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 5.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.7% Technicians & trades workers, 2.2% Labourers, 1.5% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Kooyong work in are 16.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 15.6% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Financial and insurance services, 7.2% Retail trade, 6.9% Education and training, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 4.0% Wholesale trade, 3.7% Inadequately described/Not stated.

47.7% of homes are fully owned, and 25.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $942 per week and the median household income is $2340 per week.

The median rent in Kooyong is $425 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kooyong postcode 3144

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