Mount Waverley Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Mount Waverley (3149) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 16 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Mount Waverley is in the federal electorate of Chisholm.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Waverley was 32,076 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Waverley is 41 years of age.

58.5% of people living in the suburb of Mount Waverley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.2% China , 3.7% Sri Lanka, 2.7% India, 2.6% England, 2.4% Greece, 2.4% Malaysia, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.4% Korea, Republic of , 1.3% Hong Kong , 1.1% Italy, 0.9% Vietnam, 0.8% Singapore, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Germany.

60.7% of people living in Mount Waverley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.9% Mandarin, 6.0% Greek, 4.3% Cantonese, 2.7% Sinhalese, 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Italian, 1.7% Other, 1.6% Korean, 1.1% Tamil.

The religious makeup of Mount Waverley is 24.6% No religion, 22.3% Catholic, 10.3% Anglican, 7.8% Eastern Orthodox, 6.3% Uniting Church, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Buddhism, 3.0% Hinduism, 2.7% Baptist, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed.

56.3% of people are married, 29.9% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 1639 widowed people living in Mount Waverley.

58.1% of the people living in Mount Waverley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.7% are working on a part time basis. Mount Waverley has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Waverley are 31.6% Professionals, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Managers, 10.2% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers, 6.0% Labourers, 2.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Waverley work in are 12.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Retail trade, 10.4% Education and training, 8.7% Manufacturing, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Construction, 5.7% Financial and insurance services, 5.4% Wholesale trade.

47.9% of homes are fully owned, and 28.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $567 per week and the median household income is $1369 per week.

The median rent in Mount Waverley is $356 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Waverley postcode 3149

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