Toorak Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Toorak (3142) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 5 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Toorak is in the federal electorate of Higgins.

In the 2011 census the population of Toorak was 12,871 and is comprised of approximately 52.9% females and 47.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Toorak is 43 years of age.

64.2% of people living in the suburb of Toorak were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 2.3% New Zealand, 2.2% India, 2.1% China , 1.5% Poland, 1.4% Malaysia, 0.9% South Africa, 0.9% United States of America, 0.9% Germany, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Singapore, 0.5% Israel, 0.5% Greece.

75.7% of people living in Toorak speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Mandarin, 2.1% Other, 1.8% Cantonese, 1.5% Greek, 1.3% Italian, 0.9% Hindi, 0.8% French, 0.6% Polish.

The religious makeup of Toorak is 22.4% No religion, 19.0% Anglican, 18.6% Catholic, 11.0% Judaism, 10.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Uniting Church, 2.9% Eastern Orthodox, 2.8% Buddhism, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Hinduism.

46.9% of people are married, 37.6% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 687 widowed people living in Toorak.

62.0% of the people living in Toorak over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.0% are working on a part time basis. Toorak has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Toorak are 38.7% Professionals, 22.2% Managers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.7% Sales workers, 6.8% Community & personal service workers, 4.7% Technicians & trades workers, 3.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.0% Labourers, 0.8% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Toorak work in are 16.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 13.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Retail trade, 9.4% Financial and insurance services, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Education and training, 5.5% Wholesale trade, 4.3% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 4.3% Construction.

41.6% of homes are fully owned, and 20.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1031 per week and the median household income is $1977 per week.

The median rent in Toorak is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Toorak postcode 3142

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