Collingwood Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Collingwood (3066) is a suburb of Melbourne, North East, Victoria. It is about 2 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Collingwood is in the federal electorate of Melbourne.

In the 2011 census the population of Collingwood was 6,467 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Collingwood is 32 years of age.

54.0% of people living in the suburb of Collingwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% Vietnam, 3.2% New Zealand, 2.9% England, 2.2% China , 1.5% Ethiopia, 1.4% Sudan, 1.3% Greece, 0.9% Somalia, 0.8% Turkey, 0.7% United States of America, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.5% Eritrea, 0.5% Ireland.

57.5% of people living in Collingwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 7.6% Vietnamese, 6.2% Other, 2.6% Greek, 2.2% Arabic, 2.1% Mandarin, 2.1% Cantonese, 1.2% Turkish, 0.8% Italian.

The religious makeup of Collingwood is 35.6% No religion, 15.4% Catholic, 15.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.6% Buddhism, 7.0% Islam, 5.6% Anglican, 3.7% Eastern Orthodox, 1.9% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Uniting Church, 1.2% Christian, nfd.

23.2% of people are married, 60.2% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 205 widowed people living in Collingwood.

66.6% of the people living in Collingwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.3% are working on a part time basis. Collingwood has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Collingwood are 39.8% Professionals, 14.5% Managers, 12.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.7% Technicians & trades workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.0% Sales workers, 5.1% Labourers, 2.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Collingwood work in are 16.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Retail trade, 8.1% Accommodation and food services, 8.1% Education and training, 6.4% Financial and insurance services, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Manufacturing, 4.8% Information media and telecommunications.

10.8% of homes are fully owned, and 22.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 63.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $743 per week and the median household income is $1278 per week.

The median rent in Collingwood is $278 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Collingwood postcode 3066

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