Dandenong Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Dandenong (3175) is a suburb of Melbourne, Bayside, Victoria. It is about 29 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Dandenong is in the federal electorates of Bruce, Isaacs.

In the 2011 census the population of Dandenong was 24,919 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

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

30.4% of people living in the suburb of Dandenong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.2% India, 6.6% Afghanistan, 6.2% Sri Lanka, 3.2% China , 3.0% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.9% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.5% Mauritius, 1.4% Pakistan, 1.3% Italy, 1.2% Croatia, 1.1% England, 1.1% Philippines, 1.1% Sudan.

27.2% of people living in Dandenong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 15.5% Other, 7.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.6% Dari, 3.8% Tamil, 3.7% Sinhalese, 3.7% Punjabi, 3.4% Persian, 3.4% Serbian, 3.3% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Dandenong is 24.1% Islam, 18.9% Catholic, 9.4% No religion, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.8% Hinduism, 6.5% Eastern Orthodox, 5.6% Buddhism, 4.2% Anglican, 3.5% Other Religious Groups, 1.8% Christian, nfd.

51.0% of people are married, 30.7% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 1354 widowed people living in Dandenong.

55.4% of the people living in Dandenong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.5% are working on a part time basis. Dandenong has an unemployment rate of 11.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Dandenong are 18.9% Labourers, 17.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Professionals, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.1% Sales workers, 5.9% Managers, 4.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dandenong work in are 23.8% Manufacturing, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Retail trade, 7.7% Construction, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Wholesale trade, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.1% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.7% Administrative and support services.

23.1% of homes are fully owned, and 19.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 51.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $374 per week and the median household income is $832 per week.

The median rent in Dandenong is $245 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dandenong postcode 3175

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