South Yarra

The City of Melbourne's South Yarra locality is a predominantly residential area with mostly small establishments and 896 jobs recorded in 2016. It encompasses approximately 2% of the City's floorspace and over half of this is open space. A further 37% is for accommodation. These figures have changed little since 2002. Due to the presence of several schools, over half of all jobs are in education and training.

Headline Statistics

896

Local Jobs

54

Establishments

$440

Median Rental Price

Floor Space in South Yarra

The pie chart below provides a breakdown of floor space (both occupied and unoccupied) in South Yarra at 2016.

The chart below shows the change in floor space (both occupied and unoccupied) in South Yarra between 2002 and 2016.

Detailed Data Tables

The table below provides further detail regarding the mix of floor space in South Yarra.

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Category Floor Space (Sqm)
Educational/ Research 33,517
Performances, Conferences, Ceremonies 8,477
Accommodation 438,405
Entertainment/ Recreation 11,033
Storage/Wholesale 371
Manufacturing 191
Hospital/ Clinic 185
Parking 33,846
Retail 1,056
Open space 638,373
Community use 1,153
Office 2,366
Equipment installation 2,741

The table below provides detail regarding the quantity of floor space by year ( 2002- 2016) in South Yarra.

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Year Floor Space (Sqm)
2002 480,339
2004 480,469
2006 482,936
2008 480,629
2010 480,844
2012 481,339
2014 478,351
2016 474,388
Industries by Employment ( 2016)
The graph below shows the industries located in South Yarra, ordered by the number of jobs in each industry at 2016.
Change in Local Jobs (2002 to 2016)
The graph below details the number of employees in South Yarra over time. The graph provides an insight into how industry has grown or declined in the local area over the last decade.
Detailed Data Table

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Industry Name 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016
Other Services 34 37 41 40 40 39 29 37
Arts and Recreation Services 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Health Care and Social Assistance 19 29 19 21 21 40 50 34
Education and Training 361 301 291 425 425 454 390 587
Public Administration and Safety 18 10 22 23 23 13 10 10
Administrative and Support Services 3 0 0 3 3 3 3 3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 19 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Financial and Insurance Services 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Information Media and Telecommunications 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 6
Transport, Postal and Warehousing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Accommodation and Food Services 137 145 170 162 162 148 183 199
Retail Trade 47 44 38 40 40 93 23 20
Wholesale Trade 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Construction 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mining 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

South Yarra Residential Rental Market

Residential Rental Prices (Per Week)

The chart below shows the median rental price for all dwellings in South Yarra from June 2009.

The green band shows the price range of the middle 50% of rental properties in the area (also referred to as the interquartile range of rental prices). It provides an indication of the spread of rental prices in South Yarra.

Residential Rental Volumes

The chart below shows the number of new leases that commenced in South Yarra annually.

Detailed Data Table

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Period Year Median Price Rental Volume (Commencing Leases)
March 2006 275 2155
June 2006 280 2115
September 2006 283 2096
December 2006 290 2139
March 2007 300 2124
June 2007 300 2216
September 2007 310 2160
December 2007 321 2153
March 2008 335 2196
June 2008 345 2154
September 2008 350 2143
December 2008 360 2149
March 2009 365 2091
June 2009 365 2021
September 2009 370 2099
December 2009 380 2150
March 2010 380 2199
June 2010 380 2378
September 2010 390 2529
December 2010 390 2571
March 2011 390 2566
June 2011 395 2493
September 2011 395 2495
December 2011 395 2600
March 2012 400 2863
June 2012 400 3224
September 2012 410 3312
December 2012 415 3333
March 2013 415 3318
June 2013 410 3153
September 2013 405 3317
December 2013 400 3529
March 2014 400 3572
June 2014 400 3690
September 2014 409 3581
December 2014 410 3464
March 2015 415 3572
June 2015 420 3489
September 2015 420 3731
December 2015 425 3918
March 2016 430 4174
June 2016 440 4198
September 2016 440 4020