Oakleigh East Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Oakleigh East (3166) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 15 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Oakleigh East is in the federal electorate of Chisholm.

In the 2011 census the population of Oakleigh East was 5,972 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Oakleigh East is 34 years of age.

47.5% of people living in the suburb of Oakleigh East were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.2% China , 5.4% India, 5.2% Greece, 5.0% Italy, 3.1% Sri Lanka, 2.3% Malaysia, 1.5% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.2% Vietnam, 1.1% Philippines, 1.1% Indonesia, 1.0% Korea, Republic of , 0.7% Mauritius, 0.7% Singapore.

44.0% of people living in Oakleigh East speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.7% Greek, 8.0% Mandarin, 7.6% Italian, 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Other, 2.3% Cantonese, 2.1% Sinhalese, 1.4% Punjabi, 1.3% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Oakleigh East is 27.1% Catholic, 20.6% No religion, 13.8% Eastern Orthodox, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Anglican, 5.2% Buddhism, 3.8% Islam, 3.5% Hinduism, 2.6% Uniting Church, 2.1% Other Religious Groups.

47.5% of people are married, 38.4% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 281 widowed people living in Oakleigh East.

58.5% of the people living in Oakleigh East over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.9% are working on a part time basis. Oakleigh East has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Oakleigh East are 25.6% Professionals, 16.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Technicians & trades workers, 10.2% Sales workers, 9.9% Managers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Labourers, 5.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oakleigh East work in are 11.5% Retail trade, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Manufacturing, 9.4% Education and training, 8.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Construction, 5.9% Wholesale trade, 5.2% Financial and insurance services.

34.4% of homes are fully owned, and 28.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $519 per week and the median household income is $1246 per week.

The median rent in Oakleigh East is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Oakleigh East postcode 3166

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