Oakleigh Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Oakleigh (3166) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 14 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Oakleigh is in the federal electorates of Chisholm, Hotham.

In the 2011 census the population of Oakleigh was 7,535 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

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

58.5% of people living in the suburb of Oakleigh were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% Greece, 5.2% China , 4.4% India, 2.0% Italy, 1.9% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.0% Korea, Republic of , 1.0% Sri Lanka, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.9% Mauritius, 0.7% Vietnam, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Indonesia.

55.5% of people living in Oakleigh speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.4% Greek, 5.4% Mandarin, 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Italian, 2.6% Other, 1.8% Cantonese, 1.2% Other, 1.2% Korean, 1.1% French.

The religious makeup of Oakleigh is 25.8% Catholic, 23.2% No religion, 16.3% Eastern Orthodox, 7.3% Anglican, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Hinduism, 3.3% Buddhism, 2.7% Uniting Church, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Christian, nfd.

48.7% of people are married, 37.7% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 354 widowed people living in Oakleigh.

58.8% of the people living in Oakleigh over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.2% are working on a part time basis. Oakleigh has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Oakleigh are 28.3% Professionals, 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Managers, 10.4% Sales workers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Labourers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oakleigh work in are 11.4% Retail trade, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.3% Education and training, 9.8% Manufacturing, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Construction, 5.7% Financial and insurance services, 4.6% Public administration and safety.

34.6% of homes are fully owned, and 32.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $563 per week and the median household income is $1393 per week.

The median rent in Oakleigh is $346 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1996 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Oakleigh postcode 3166

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