Richmond Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Richmond (3121) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 3 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Richmond is in the federal electorate of Melbourne.

In the 2011 census the population of Richmond was 23,814 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Richmond is 33 years of age.

60.1% of people living in the suburb of Richmond were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% Vietnam, 3.4% England, 3.1% New Zealand, 2.5% Greece, 1.8% China , 1.8% Timor-Leste, 1.1% India, 0.8% Ireland, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Philippines.

65.2% of people living in Richmond speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.2% Vietnamese, 6.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.1% Greek, 2.1% Cantonese, 2.0% Other, 1.8% Other, 1.8% Mandarin, 1.2% Italian, 0.7% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Richmond is 33.8% No religion, 21.5% Catholic, 9.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.7% Anglican, 7.8% Buddhism, 6.4% Eastern Orthodox, 2.3% Uniting Church, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Islam.

30.5% of people are married, 55.2% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 761 widowed people living in Richmond.

69.4% of the people living in Richmond over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.5% are working on a part time basis. Richmond has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Richmond are 39.5% Professionals, 16.3% Managers, 13.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.9% Sales workers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.3% Technicians & trades workers, 4.1% Labourers, 1.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Richmond work in are 17.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Retail trade, 8.1% Financial and insurance services, 7.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Education and training, 6.3% Manufacturing, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Construction.

19.6% of homes are fully owned, and 23.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 53.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $905 per week and the median household income is $1697 per week.

The median rent in Richmond is $369 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Richmond postcode 3121

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