Abbotsford Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Abbotsford (3067) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 3 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Abbotsford is in the federal electorate of Melbourne.

In the 2011 census the population of Abbotsford was 4,907 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

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

59.1% of people living in the suburb of Abbotsford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.3% Vietnam, 3.1% England, 2.8% New Zealand, 2.5% Greece, 1.2% China , 0.9% Malaysia, 0.8% India, 0.7% Thailand, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Scotland.

64.9% of people living in Abbotsford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 8.6% Vietnamese, 4.3% Greek, 2.1% Cantonese, 1.9% Mandarin, 1.0% Italian, 0.8% Other, 0.7% Thai, 0.6% French.

The religious makeup of Abbotsford is 38.9% No religion, 17.7% Catholic, 15.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.8% Buddhism, 5.9% Anglican, 5.0% Eastern Orthodox, 2.0% Uniting Church, 1.6% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Presbyterian and Reformed.

29.1% of people are married, 57.5% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 148 widowed people living in Abbotsford.

64.9% of the people living in Abbotsford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.0% are working on a part time basis. Abbotsford has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Abbotsford are 41.1% Professionals, 15.4% Managers, 12.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.0% Technicians & trades workers, 6.9% Sales workers, 4.0% Labourers, 2.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Abbotsford work in are 15.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Accommodation and food services, 8.9% Education and training, 7.7% Retail trade, 6.5% Financial and insurance services, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Manufacturing, 4.0% Information media and telecommunications.

23.7% of homes are fully owned, and 32.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $858 per week and the median household income is $1793 per week.

The median rent in Abbotsford is $391 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Abbotsford postcode 3067

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