Springvale South Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Springvale South (3172) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 23 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Springvale South is in the federal electorate of Hotham.

In the 2011 census the population of Springvale South was 12,184 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

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

38.3% of people living in the suburb of Springvale South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 18.3% Vietnam, 11.7% Cambodia, 4.1% India, 1.8% China , 1.4% Sri Lanka, 1.3% Greece, 1.3% Thailand, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.1% England, 0.9% Philippines, 0.9% Italy, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Mauritius, 0.5% Sudan.

27.4% of people living in Springvale South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 23.9% Vietnamese, 13.2% Khmer, 6.9% Cantonese, 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.3% Other, 2.6% Greek, 2.5% Mandarin, 2.3% Punjabi, 2.0% Other.

The religious makeup of Springvale South is 35.1% Buddhism, 20.9% Catholic, 13.0% No religion, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Anglican, 3.4% Eastern Orthodox, 2.9% Islam, 2.8% Other Religious Groups, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Hinduism.

49.3% of people are married, 33.6% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 529 widowed people living in Springvale South.

57.9% of the people living in Springvale South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.6% are working on a part time basis. Springvale South has an unemployment rate of 9.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Springvale South are 19.8% Labourers, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Professionals, 9.5% Sales workers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Managers, 3.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Springvale South work in are 27.6% Manufacturing, 11.2% Retail trade, 7.8% Health care and social assistance, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Wholesale trade, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.6% Construction, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.2% Inadequately described/Not stated.

37.6% of homes are fully owned, and 33.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $383 per week and the median household income is $998 per week.

The median rent in Springvale South is $277 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Springvale South postcode 3172

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