Pascoe Vale South profile
The Pascoe Vale South profile covers social demographics from the 2016 Australian Bureau of Statistics Census of Population and Housing.
The place of usual residence population was 9,960 and the median age was 38. The average number of people per household was 2.8.
Pascoe Vale South had a smaller percentage of people aged 20 to 39 years old (26.1%) compared to the City of Merri-bek (38.4%). The City of Merri-bek had a slightly higher percentage of residents aged 0 to 19 years (20.4%) compared with the suburb of Pascoe Vale South (25.9%).
Country of birth
71.9% of Pascoe Vale South residents stated they were born in Australia, compared to 59.2% in Merri-bek overall. The top 5 countries of birth for Pascoe Vale South (excluding Australia) were Italy, Greece, England, New Zealand and India.
64.4% of Pascoe Vale South of residents speak English only at home. The top 5 languages spoken at home in Pascoe Vale South (other than English) were Italian, Greek, Arabic, Vietnamese and Mandarin.
A smaller proportion of Pascoe Vale South residents professed no religious affiliation (26.6%) compared to the City of Merri-bek (31.9%). The main religions represented by Pascoe Vale South residents were Catholicism (35.7%), Eastern Orthodox (11.9%) and Anglican (4.4%).
A total of 31.5 per cent of residents in Pascoe Vale South were attending an educational institution. Of those attending an educational institute at the time of the 2016 census 18.3 per cent of Pascoe Vale South residents were attending a university or tertiary institution which contrasted with 27.3 per cent of those living in the City of Merri-bek.
The overwhelming majority of dwelling stock was separate houses in Pascoe Vale South (84.6%). This was followed by semi-detached, row/terrace housing (9.0%) and flats/apartments (5.6%). Three bedroom dwellings were more common (49.3%) in Pascoe Vale South than two bedroom dwellings (24.2%) which was the next most common number of bedrooms.
In the City of Merri-bek separate houses accounted for 56.3 per cent of dwellings. This was followed by semi-detached, row/terrace housing (26.3%) and flats/apartments (16.6%) and. Three bedroom dwellings were more common (41.6%) in Merri-bek than two bedroom dwellings (33.3%) which was the next most common number of bedrooms.
The Moreland Community Profile website has detailed statistical and demographic information about Merri-bek and its suburbs based on results from the latest Census and previous Censuses of Population and Housing. The site is updated with population estimates when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases new figures.