South Yarra Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

South Yarra (3141) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 3 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. South Yarra is in the federal electorates of Higgins, Melbourne Ports.

In the 2011 census the population of South Yarra was 19,134 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

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

56.5% of people living in the suburb of South Yarra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% England, 3.7% New Zealand, 2.5% India, 2.0% China , 1.2% Malaysia, 1.0% United States of America, 1.0% Indonesia, 0.9% Ireland, 0.9% Greece, 0.8% Ukraine, 0.8% Germany, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% Vietnam, 0.6% Singapore.

69.5% of people living in South Yarra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Mandarin, 2.1% Greek, 2.0% Other, 1.7% Cantonese, 1.6% Russian, 1.0% Italian, 1.0% Spanish, 1.0% French.

The religious makeup of South Yarra is 31.5% No religion, 18.8% Catholic, 13.5% Anglican, 12.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Eastern Orthodox, 3.2% Judaism, 2.9% Buddhism, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.3% Hinduism, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed.

29.5% of people are married, 57.2% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 563 widowed people living in South Yarra.

70.4% of the people living in South Yarra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.8% are working on a part time basis. South Yarra has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in South Yarra are 43.9% Professionals, 17.7% Managers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.9% Sales workers, 7.1% Community & personal service workers, 5.7% Technicians & trades workers, 2.1% Labourers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 0.8% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from South Yarra work in are 20.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Financial and insurance services, 8.5% Retail trade, 6.9% Education and training, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Manufacturing, 4.2% Administrative and support services.

20.1% of homes are fully owned, and 16.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 60.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1024 per week and the median household income is $1693 per week.

The median rent in South Yarra is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Yarra postcode 3141

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