Skye Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Skye (3977) is a suburb of Melbourne, Phillip Island, Victoria. It is about 40 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Skye is in the federal electorates of Dunkley, Isaacs.

In the 2011 census the population of Skye was 7,484 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the people in Skye is 31 years of age.

73.9% of people living in the suburb of Skye were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 2.8% New Zealand, 1.5% Philippines, 1.3% India, 1.0% Sri Lanka, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Fiji, 0.5% Afghanistan, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Poland, 0.4% Chile, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Croatia.

82.7% of people living in Skye speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Other, 1.0% Greek, 0.8% Spanish, 0.8% Dari, 0.8% Italian, 0.8% Sinhalese, 0.7% Filipino , 0.6% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Skye is 27.9% No religion, 25.7% Catholic, 14.9% Anglican, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Uniting Church, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Eastern Orthodox, 1.9% Islam, 1.8% Baptist.

51.1% of people are married, 35.2% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 145 widowed people living in Skye.

63.3% of the people living in Skye 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. Skye has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Skye are 18.1% Technicians & trades workers, 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Professionals, 11.9% Labourers, 10.5% Sales workers, 10.3% Managers, 9.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Skye work in are 17.6% Manufacturing, 12.4% Retail trade, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Construction, 5.3% Wholesale trade, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.9% Other services, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Education and training.

16.2% of homes are fully owned, and 64.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $658 per week and the median household income is $1474 per week.

The median rent in Skye is $321 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Skye postcode 3977

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