Melton South Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Melton South (3338) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 37 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Melton South is in the federal electorate of Gorton.

In the 2011 census the population of Melton South was 8,916 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Melton South is 36 years of age.

73.1% of people living in the suburb of Melton South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% England, 1.4% Malta, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.1% India, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Italy, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% Serbia, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Sri Lanka.

81.3% of people living in Melton South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.3% Maltese, 0.9% Italian, 0.7% Serbian, 0.5% Greek, 0.5% Arabic, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Melton South is 29.5% Catholic, 24.1% No religion, 13.6% Anglican, 11.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Baptist, 1.2% Islam.

38.9% of people are married, 38.9% have never married and 11.5% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 425 widowed people living in Melton South.

57.5% of the people living in Melton South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.4% are working on a part time basis. Melton South has an unemployment rate of 9.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Melton South are 17.0% Technicians & trades workers, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.8% Labourers, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Sales workers, 8.5% Professionals, 6.5% Managers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Melton South work in are 12.0% Retail trade, 11.4% Manufacturing, 11.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 10.1% Construction, 8.9% Health care and social assistance, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Education and training, 4.8% Wholesale trade.

27.7% of homes are fully owned, and 38.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $469 per week and the median household income is $924 per week.

The median rent in Melton South is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1192 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Melton South postcode 3338

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