Springvale Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Springvale (3171) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 22 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Springvale is in the federal electorates of Bruce, Hotham.

In the 2011 census the population of Springvale was 19,771 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

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

29.5% of people living in the suburb of Springvale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 21.1% Vietnam, 10.5% India, 5.2% Cambodia, 4.9% China , 2.0% Sri Lanka, 2.0% Greece, 1.7% Italy, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.4% Burma , 1.1% Philippines, 1.0% Thailand, 0.8% Pakistan, 0.7% England, 0.6% Cook Islands.

24.5% of people living in Springvale speak Vietnamese. The other top languages spoken are 20.5% English only, 8.3% Cantonese, 6.9% Punjabi, 5.5% Other, 4.7% Mandarin, 4.6% Khmer, 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.5% Greek, 2.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Springvale is 27.3% Buddhism, 21.0% Catholic, 13.3% No religion, 7.0% Other Religious Groups, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Islam, 4.4% Eastern Orthodox, 3.2% Anglican, 3.0% Hinduism, 1.7% Uniting Church.

49.6% of people are married, 33.4% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 1067 widowed people living in Springvale.

54.2% of the people living in Springvale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.5% are working on a part time basis. Springvale has an unemployment rate of 10.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Springvale are 20.0% Labourers, 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.5% Professionals, 10.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Sales workers, 6.0% Managers, 3.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Springvale work in are 24.4% Manufacturing, 10.2% Retail trade, 8.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.9% Health care and social assistance, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.4% Wholesale trade, 5.2% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.3% Other services.

34.6% of homes are fully owned, and 22.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $352 per week and the median household income is $884 per week.

The median rent in Springvale is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Springvale postcode 3171

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