Dandenong South Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Dandenong South (3175) is a suburb of Melbourne, Bayside, Victoria. It is about 32 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Dandenong South is in the federal electorate of Isaacs.

In the 2011 census the population of Dandenong South was 358 and is comprised of approximately 43.3% females and 56.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dandenong South is 33 years of age.

40.5% of people living in the suburb of Dandenong South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.9% Afghanistan, 9.2% India, 3.4% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2.8% New Zealand, 2.2% England, 1.7% Iran, 1.7% Fiji, 1.4% Turkey, 1.4% China , 1.4% Vietnam, 1.4% Sri Lanka, 1.4% Egypt, 1.1% Pakistan, 1.1% Italy.

44.6% of people living in Dandenong South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.7% Dari, 11.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 8.1% Other, 4.5% Hindi, 3.6% Persian, 3.3% Punjabi, 3.1% Arabic, 1.7% Turkish, 1.4% Other.

The religious makeup of Dandenong South is 27.9% Islam, 17.0% No religion, 15.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 13.4% Catholic, 6.4% Hinduism, 4.7% Anglican, 4.5% Other Religious Groups, 3.6% Buddhism, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed.

37.8% of people are married, 39.9% have never married and 11.7% are divorced and 7.6% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Dandenong South.

66.2% of the people living in Dandenong South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.7% are working on a part time basis. Dandenong South has an unemployment rate of 8.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Dandenong South are 18.4% Technicians & trades workers, 16.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 16.9% Labourers, 13.2% Community & personal service workers, 11.8% Sales workers, 11.0% Managers, 6.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.1% Professionals.

The main industries people from Dandenong South work in are 22.5% Manufacturing, 9.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Construction, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Retail trade, 6.5% Health care and social assistance, 6.5% Administrative and support services, 6.5% Wholesale trade.

7.2% of homes are fully owned, and 28.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 56.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $466 per week and the median household income is $838 per week.

The median rent in Dandenong South is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2134 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dandenong South postcode 3175

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