Ballarat Central Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Ballarat Central (3350) is a suburb of South Western Victoria, Ballaratt, Victoria. It is about 101 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Ballarat Central is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Ballarat Central was 5,465 and is comprised of approximately 52.4% females and 47.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ballarat Central is 36 years of age.

84.5% of people living in the suburb of Ballarat Central were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% England, 1.3% India, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.6% China , 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Benin, 0.2% South Africa.

89.3% of people living in Ballarat Central speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% Punjabi, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Ballarat Central is 29.9% Catholic, 29.8% No religion, 11.7% Anglican, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.0% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Churches of Christ, 0.9% Other Religious Groups.

37.4% of people are married, 42.6% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 294 widowed people living in Ballarat Central.

55.9% of the people living in Ballarat Central over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Ballarat Central has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Ballarat Central are 30.4% Professionals, 12.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.8% Managers, 11.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Sales workers, 6.8% Labourers, 3.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ballarat Central work in are 19.4% Health care and social assistance, 11.8% Education and training, 11.3% Retail trade, 8.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Manufacturing, 6.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.4% Construction, 2.9% Other services.

29.0% of homes are fully owned, and 27.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 40.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $547 per week and the median household income is $982 per week.

The median rent in Ballarat Central is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ballarat Central postcode 3350

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