Burwood East Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Burwood East (3151) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 16 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Burwood East is in the federal electorate of Chisholm.

In the 2011 census the population of Burwood East was 10,141 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the people in Burwood East is 40 years of age.

50.9% of people living in the suburb of Burwood East were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.9% China , 5.0% Greece, 3.3% India, 2.8% Sri Lanka, 2.5% Vietnam, 2.5% Malaysia, 1.8% England, 1.7% Italy, 1.5% Hong Kong , 1.3% Indonesia, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.7% Korea, Republic of , 0.7% Cyprus, 0.6% Germany.

48.4% of people living in Burwood East speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.0% Greek, 10.8% Mandarin, 6.7% Cantonese, 2.7% Italian, 2.5% Vietnamese, 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Sinhalese, 1.6% Other, 1.3% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Burwood East is 23.6% No religion, 20.6% Catholic, 12.8% Eastern Orthodox, 7.8% Buddhism, 7.6% Anglican, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.5% Hinduism, 2.8% Baptist, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed.

53.4% of people are married, 33.2% have never married and 5.6% are divorced and 1.5% are separated. There are 552 widowed people living in Burwood East.

56.5% of the people living in Burwood East 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. Burwood East has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Burwood East are 27.8% Professionals, 15.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Managers, 10.5% Sales workers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Labourers, 4.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Burwood East work in are 11.1% Retail trade, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Manufacturing, 9.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.2% Education and training, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Wholesale trade, 5.6% Construction, 5.2% Financial and insurance services.

47.7% of homes are fully owned, and 27.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $459 per week and the median household income is $1174 per week.

The median rent in Burwood East is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1822 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Burwood East postcode 3151

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