Kew Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Kew (3101) is a suburb of Melbourne, North East, Victoria. It is about 6 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Kew is in the federal electorate of Kooyong.

In the 2011 census the population of Kew was 23,876 and is comprised of approximately 52.2% females and 47.8% males.

The median/average age of the people in Kew is 39 years of age.

67.6% of people living in the suburb of Kew were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% China , 3.2% England, 1.8% Malaysia, 1.7% India, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.3% Italy, 1.2% Greece, 1.1% Vietnam, 1.0% Hong Kong , 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Singapore, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Taiwan.

72.5% of people living in Kew speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.6% Mandarin, 3.2% Greek, 2.7% Cantonese, 2.3% Italian, 1.3% Vietnamese, 1.2% Other, 0.7% Other, 0.5% Other.

The religious makeup of Kew is 28.3% Catholic, 28.0% No religion, 11.4% Anglican, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Eastern Orthodox, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.1% Buddhism, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Hinduism, 1.4% Christian, nfd.

47.8% of people are married, 38.6% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 1111 widowed people living in Kew.

60.0% of the people living in Kew over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.0% are working on a part time basis. Kew has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Kew are 40.8% Professionals, 17.7% Managers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.9% Sales workers, 7.3% Community & personal service workers, 6.0% Technicians & trades workers, 3.1% Labourers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.0% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Kew work in are 15.8% Health care and social assistance, 15.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.8% Education and training, 9.7% Retail trade, 7.4% Financial and insurance services, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Manufacturing, 4.3% Construction, 4.3% Public administration and safety.

40.2% of homes are fully owned, and 28.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $840 per week and the median household income is $2022 per week.

The median rent in Kew is $385 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kew postcode 3101

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