Selby Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Selby (3159) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 37 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Selby is in the federal electorate of La Trobe.

In the 2011 census the population of Selby was 1,660 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Selby is 37 years of age.

80.4% of people living in the suburb of Selby were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.2% Germany, 1.1% United States of America, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.5% India, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% France, 0.4% Switzerland, 0.3% Ukraine, 0.3% Timor-Leste, 0.3% Denmark.

91.0% of people living in Selby speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% German, 0.8% Other, 0.7% Dutch, 0.4% Japanese, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Selby is 41.8% No religion, 18.1% Catholic, 14.4% Anglican, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Other Religious Groups, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.3% Other religious affiliation .

53.0% of people are married, 35.1% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Selby.

57.5% of the people living in Selby over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.8% are working on a part time basis. Selby has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Selby are 23.0% Professionals, 17.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Managers, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Labourers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Selby work in are 12.3% Construction, 10.8% Manufacturing, 10.3% Education and training, 9.2% Retail trade, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.7% Wholesale trade, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

29.8% of homes are fully owned, and 58.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $660 per week and the median household income is $1588 per week.

The median rent in Selby is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1673 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Selby postcode 3159

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