Oakleigh South Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Oakleigh South (3167) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 16 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Oakleigh South is in the federal electorates of Chisholm, Hotham.

In the 2011 census the population of Oakleigh South was 9,140 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Oakleigh South is 39 years of age.

54.9% of people living in the suburb of Oakleigh South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% Greece, 4.6% India, 3.2% China , 2.4% Italy, 1.8% Sri Lanka, 1.7% England, 1.3% Vietnam, 1.2% Philippines, 1.2% Cambodia, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.0% Cyprus, 0.9% Mauritius, 0.7% Ukraine, 0.6% Malaysia.

53.0% of people living in Oakleigh South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.6% Greek, 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.5% Italian, 3.2% Mandarin, 2.8% Other, 1.9% Cantonese, 1.8% Russian, 1.4% Vietnamese, 1.2% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Oakleigh South is 29.0% Catholic, 18.6% No religion, 17.3% Eastern Orthodox, 7.6% Anglican, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Buddhism, 2.4% Hinduism, 2.2% Uniting Church, 1.8% Judaism, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed.

52.9% of people are married, 32.1% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 466 widowed people living in Oakleigh South.

59.8% of the people living in Oakleigh South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.8% are working on a part time basis. Oakleigh South has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Oakleigh South are 21.5% Professionals, 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 11.4% Managers, 10.4% Sales workers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.1% Labourers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oakleigh South work in are 12.5% Manufacturing, 11.9% Retail trade, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.2% Construction, 7.0% Education and training, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.2% Financial and insurance services.

42.0% of homes are fully owned, and 34.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $499 per week and the median household income is $1270 per week.

The median rent in Oakleigh South is $306 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1900 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Oakleigh South postcode 3167

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