Port Melbourne Demographics (VIC) Local Stats
In the 2011 census the population of Port Melbourne was 14,521 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.
The median/average age of the people in Port Melbourne is 38 years of age.
64.7% of people living in the suburb of Port Melbourne were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% England, 2.8% New Zealand, 2.6% Greece, 1.0% United States of America, 0.9% China , 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Poland, 0.5% India, 0.4% France.
73.4% of people living in Port Melbourne speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 6.1% Greek, 2.2% Other, 1.6% Italian, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.8% Russian, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.7% French, 0.7% German.
The religious makeup of Port Melbourne is 28.5% No religion, 24.2% Catholic, 14.0% Anglican, 9.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.6% Eastern Orthodox, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Islam, 1.8% Buddhism, 1.2% Christian, nfd.
39.3% of people are married, 43.1% have never married and 10.4% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 518 widowed people living in Port Melbourne.
71.6% of the people living in Port Melbourne over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.5% are working on a part time basis. Port Melbourne has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.
The main occupations of people living in Port Melbourne are 36.5% Professionals, 23.5% Managers, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.2% Sales workers, 6.3% Technicians & trades workers, 6.2% Community & personal service workers, 2.4% Labourers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.5% Machinery operators & drivers.
The main industries people from Port Melbourne work in are 18.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.1% Financial and insurance services, 7.8% Manufacturing, 7.8% Health care and social assistance, 7.6% Retail trade, 5.9% Education and training, 5.5% Construction, 5.3% Wholesale trade, 4.7% Accommodation and food services.
23.8% of homes are fully owned, and 27.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 46.5% of homes are rented.
The median individual income is $1091 per week and the median household income is $1995 per week.
The median rent in Port Melbourne is $450 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2535 per month.
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