Ballarat East Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Ballarat East (3350) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Ballaratt, Victoria. It is about 99 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Ballarat East is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Ballarat East was 5,309 and is comprised of approximately 53.0% females and 47.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ballarat East is 38 years of age.

85.3% of people living in the suburb of Ballarat East were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.5% China , 0.5% India, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Croatia, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Greece, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Russian Federation.

89.9% of people living in Ballarat East speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Serbian, 0.2% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Ballarat East is 30.2% No religion, 26.7% Catholic, 12.7% Anglican, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.1% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Churches of Christ, 1.0% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Baptist.

36.6% of people are married, 40.5% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 379 widowed people living in Ballarat East.

52.4% of the people living in Ballarat East over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.1% are working on a part time basis. Ballarat East has an unemployment rate of 7.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Ballarat East are 20.0% Professionals, 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 12.8% Community & personal service workers, 12.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Labourers, 10.3% Sales workers, 8.9% Managers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ballarat East work in are 15.2% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Retail trade, 9.9% Education and training, 9.1% Manufacturing, 8.8% Accommodation and food services, 8.1% Construction, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.9% Other services.

29.8% of homes are fully owned, and 30.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $462 per week and the median household income is $842 per week.

The median rent in Ballarat East is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1192 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ballarat East postcode 3350

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