Altona Meadows Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Altona Meadows (3028) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 18 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Altona Meadows is in the federal electorates of Gellibrand, Lalor.

In the 2011 census the population of Altona Meadows was 18,746 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Altona Meadows is 37 years of age.

59.8% of people living in the suburb of Altona Meadows were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% India, 2.7% Malta, 2.6% England, 2.3% Philippines, 2.2% Vietnam, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.6% Italy, 1.5% China , 1.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.4% Greece, 1.0% Lebanon, 0.8% Croatia, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Serbia.

59.1% of people living in Altona Meadows speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.7% Other, 3.1% Arabic, 3.1% Greek, 2.9% Vietnamese, 2.9% Italian, 2.9% Maltese, 2.3% Macedonian, 1.7% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Altona Meadows is 34.5% Catholic, 17.1% No religion, 9.2% Eastern Orthodox, 8.9% Anglican, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Islam, 4.0% Buddhism, 2.2% Uniting Church, 2.0% Hinduism, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed.

47.5% of people are married, 36.0% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 773 widowed people living in Altona Meadows.

60.8% of the people living in Altona Meadows over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.8% are working on a part time basis. Altona Meadows has an unemployment rate of 6.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Altona Meadows are 17.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.9% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Professionals, 11.8% Labourers, 11.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.3% Sales workers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Managers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Altona Meadows work in are 14.3% Manufacturing, 10.8% Retail trade, 9.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Construction, 6.3% Education and training, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

36.2% of homes are fully owned, and 35.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $528 per week and the median household income is $1227 per week.

The median rent in Altona Meadows is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Altona Meadows postcode 3028

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