Kealba Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Kealba (3021) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 15 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Kealba is in the federal electorate of Maribyrnong.

In the 2011 census the population of Kealba was 3,164 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kealba is 35 years of age.

57.6% of people living in the suburb of Kealba were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.9% Vietnam, 2.4% Italy, 1.8% Malta, 1.8% England, 1.8% Philippines, 1.7% India, 1.7% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.4% Croatia, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.0% Lebanon, 1.0% Greece, 0.9% Cyprus, 0.9% Egypt, 0.7% Germany.

53.2% of people living in Kealba speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.2% Vietnamese, 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.5% Italian, 3.2% Other, 3.1% Arabic, 3.0% Greek, 2.5% Macedonian, 2.5% Croatian, 2.3% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Kealba is 42.3% Catholic, 14.8% No religion, 9.4% Eastern Orthodox, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.1% Buddhism, 5.5% Anglican, 2.8% Islam, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Uniting Church, 1.2% Baptist.

49.3% of people are married, 37.3% have never married and 6.6% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 89 widowed people living in Kealba.

57.9% of the people living in Kealba over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.6% are working on a part time basis. Kealba has an unemployment rate of 7.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Kealba are 16.8% Professionals, 16.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Labourers, 11.2% Sales workers, 10.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Managers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kealba work in are 11.8% Manufacturing, 11.5% Retail trade, 9.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Construction, 7.4% Education and training, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Wholesale trade.

37.9% of homes are fully owned, and 42.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $516 per week and the median household income is $1290 per week.

The median rent in Kealba is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kealba postcode 3021

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