Officer Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Officer (3809) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 47 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Officer is in the federal electorates of La Trobe, McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Officer was 1,761 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Officer is 31 years of age.

78.3% of people living in the suburb of Officer were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.1% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Egypt, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Singapore, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.5% Lebanon, 0.5% Croatia, 0.4% Serbia.

87.2% of people living in Officer speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 1.4% Arabic, 0.8% Sinhalese, 0.8% Italian, 0.6% Hindi, 0.6% Serbian, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% German.

The religious makeup of Officer is 27.9% Catholic, 26.4% No religion, 12.6% Anglican, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Uniting Church, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Baptist, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Pentecostal.

50.6% of people are married, 35.9% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 29 widowed people living in Officer.

64.8% of the people living in Officer over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.2% are working on a part time basis. Officer has an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Officer are 19.2% Technicians & trades workers, 17.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.2% Professionals, 14.1% Managers, 8.8% Labourers, 8.7% Sales workers, 6.2% Community & personal service workers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Officer work in are 14.9% Construction, 12.4% Manufacturing, 10.4% Retail trade, 8.5% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Education and training, 7.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.7% Wholesale trade, 4.3% Accommodation and food services, 3.8% Other services.

24.7% of homes are fully owned, and 56.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $757 per week and the median household income is $1752 per week.

The median rent in Officer is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2080 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Officer postcode 3809

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