Eltham Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Eltham (3095) is a suburb of Melbourne, North East, Victoria. It is about 19 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Eltham is in the federal electorate of Jagajaga.

In the 2011 census the population of Eltham was 18,162 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Eltham is 39 years of age.

80.8% of people living in the suburb of Eltham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.9% Italy, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% India, 0.3% China , 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Greece, 0.2% Canada.

89.3% of people living in Eltham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Italian, 0.9% Other, 0.9% Greek, 0.5% German, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% Macedonian, 0.3% French, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Eltham is 32.7% No religion, 26.4% Catholic, 14.4% Anglican, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 2.9% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Buddhism.

56.0% of people are married, 30.6% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 570 widowed people living in Eltham.

57.2% of the people living in Eltham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.3% are working on a part time basis. Eltham has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Eltham are 28.5% Professionals, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.3% Managers, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 10.1% Sales workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 4.3% Labourers, 2.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Eltham work in are 13.2% Health care and social assistance, 11.4% Education and training, 9.9% Retail trade, 9.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.8% Construction, 8.5% Manufacturing, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Wholesale trade, 4.1% Accommodation and food services.

39.7% of homes are fully owned, and 45.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $720 per week and the median household income is $1850 per week.

The median rent in Eltham is $323 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Eltham postcode 3095

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