Launching Place Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Launching Place (3139) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 52 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Launching Place is in the federal electorate of Casey.

In the 2011 census the population of Launching Place was 2,492 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Launching Place is 38 years of age.

80.7% of people living in the suburb of Launching Place were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 1.1% Netherlands, 1.0% Germany, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Switzerland, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Croatia, 0.2% Japan, 0.2% Canada.

91.2% of people living in Launching Place speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% German, 0.5% Dutch, 0.4% Greek, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% French, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Launching Place is 38.4% No religion, 15.7% Catholic, 13.9% Anglican, 12.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 3.9% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.4% Baptist, 1.3% Other religious affiliation .

50.3% of people are married, 33.4% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 62 widowed people living in Launching Place.

56.4% of the people living in Launching Place over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.0% are working on a part time basis. Launching Place has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Launching Place are 21.7% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Professionals, 11.5% Labourers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Sales workers, 9.9% Managers, 8.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Launching Place work in are 14.0% Manufacturing, 13.2% Construction, 12.3% Retail trade, 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Education and training, 6.0% Other services, 5.4% Wholesale trade, 4.2% Public administration and safety, 3.9% Accommodation and food services.

32.3% of homes are fully owned, and 56.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $545 per week and the median household income is $1185 per week.

The median rent in Launching Place is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Launching Place postcode 3139

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