Lyndhurst Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Lyndhurst (3975) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 36 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Lyndhurst is in the federal electorates of Holt, Isaacs.

In the 2011 census the population of Lyndhurst was 4,896 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lyndhurst is 30 years of age.

51.8% of people living in the suburb of Lyndhurst were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.5% India, 6.5% Sri Lanka, 3.6% Philippines, 2.4% New Zealand, 2.4% England, 1.8% Mauritius, 1.3% China , 1.3% South Africa, 1.1% Vietnam, 0.8% Turkey, 0.7% Fiji, 0.7% Afghanistan, 0.7% Singapore, 0.7% Cambodia.

55.8% of people living in Lyndhurst speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Other, 4.9% Sinhalese, 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Hindi, 2.2% Tamil, 1.9% Punjabi, 1.9% Mandarin, 1.7% Turkish, 1.7% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Lyndhurst is 29.9% Catholic, 18.7% No religion, 7.5% Buddhism, 6.3% Anglican, 6.2% Hinduism, 5.6% Islam, 5.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Eastern Orthodox, 2.9% Pentecostal.

60.2% of people are married, 30.8% have never married and 4.7% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 63 widowed people living in Lyndhurst.

69.0% of the people living in Lyndhurst over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.4% are working on a part time basis. Lyndhurst has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Lyndhurst are 21.5% Professionals, 17.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 11.7% Managers, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Labourers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lyndhurst work in are 16.8% Manufacturing, 11.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Retail trade, 7.8% Construction, 6.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.6% Wholesale trade, 6.1% Financial and insurance services, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Education and training.

7.6% of homes are fully owned, and 76.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $802 per week and the median household income is $1822 per week.

The median rent in Lyndhurst is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2266 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lyndhurst postcode 3975

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