Bend Of Islands Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Bend Of Islands (3097) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 30 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Bend Of Islands is in the federal electorate of McEwen.

In the 2011 census the population of Bend Of Islands was 279 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bend Of Islands is 40 years of age.

77.9% of people living in the suburb of Bend Of Islands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.0% England, 2.5% United States of America, 2.5% Germany, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.8% Netherlands.

92.8% of people living in Bend Of Islands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 1.1% Dutch, 1.1% Polish, 1.1% Greek.

The religious makeup of Bend Of Islands is 64.6% No religion, 10.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.7% Catholic, 7.2% Anglican, 2.5% Baptist, 2.5% Buddhism, 2.2% Pentecostal, 1.4% Other religious affiliation .

50.0% of people are married, 37.6% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 3 widowed people living in Bend Of Islands.

48.2% of the people living in Bend Of Islands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 42.4% are working on a part time basis. Bend Of Islands has an unemployment rate of 0.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Bend Of Islands are 39.9% Professionals, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Managers, 10.9% Sales workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bend Of Islands work in are 16.5% Education and training, 12.2% Construction, 11.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Manufacturing, 7.9% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Retail trade, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.3% Information media and telecommunications.

47.1% of homes are fully owned, and 36.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $637 per week and the median household income is $1351 per week.

The median rent in Bend Of Islands is $265 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2084 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bend Of Islands postcode 3097

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