Belgrave Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Belgrave (3160) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 35 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Belgrave is in the federal electorate of La Trobe.

In the 2011 census the population of Belgrave was 3,966 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Belgrave is 36 years of age.

78.5% of people living in the suburb of Belgrave were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.2% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 0.8% Germany, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% China , 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Hong Kong , 0.4% India, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Singapore.

91.1% of people living in Belgrave speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% German, 0.8% Other, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% French, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% Thai.

The religious makeup of Belgrave is 42.8% No religion, 16.7% Catholic, 10.9% Anglican, 9.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Other religious affiliation , 1.8% Buddhism, 1.6% Baptist.

44.6% of people are married, 39.5% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 87 widowed people living in Belgrave.

57.9% of the people living in Belgrave over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.1% are working on a part time basis. Belgrave has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Belgrave are 26.3% Professionals, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Managers, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Sales workers, 7.2% Labourers, 3.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Belgrave work in are 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.8% Education and training, 10.4% Manufacturing, 9.4% Construction, 8.2% Retail trade, 7.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.0% Wholesale trade, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Accommodation and food services.

27.8% of homes are fully owned, and 58.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $628 per week and the median household income is $1387 per week.

The median rent in Belgrave is $254 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1647 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Belgrave postcode 3160

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