Malvern East Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Malvern East (3145) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 11 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Malvern East is in the federal electorate of Higgins.

In the 2011 census the population of Malvern East was 20,066 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Malvern East is 36 years of age.

68.1% of people living in the suburb of Malvern East were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% China , 2.5% England, 2.2% India, 1.9% Greece, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.2% Malaysia, 0.9% Indonesia, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Singapore, 0.6% United States of America.

71.7% of people living in Malvern East speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.1% Greek, 4.7% Mandarin, 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Cantonese, 1.7% Italian, 1.5% Other, 1.0% Indonesian, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.6% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Malvern East is 25.7% No religion, 24.4% Catholic, 13.6% Anglican, 8.0% Eastern Orthodox, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Uniting Church, 3.3% Buddhism, 3.3% Judaism, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Hinduism.

49.2% of people are married, 38.5% have never married and 5.7% are divorced and 1.5% are separated. There are 831 widowed people living in Malvern East.

57.4% of the people living in Malvern East over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Malvern East has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Malvern East are 35.4% Professionals, 17.8% Managers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Technicians & trades workers, 3.8% Labourers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.7% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Malvern East work in are 15.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Retail trade, 9.6% Education and training, 7.0% Financial and insurance services, 6.4% Manufacturing, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Construction, 4.6% Wholesale trade.

38.1% of homes are fully owned, and 29.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $706 per week and the median household income is $1715 per week.

The median rent in Malvern East is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Malvern East postcode 3145

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