Calwell Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of Calwell was 167,562 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the people in Calwell is 33 years of age.

62.1% of people living in the electorate of Calwell were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% Iraq, 3.9% Turkey, 2.4% India, 2.1% Italy, 1.8% Lebanon, 1.8% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.4% Sri Lanka, 1.2% Philippines, 0.8% Malta, 0.7% Vietnam, 0.7% Greece, 0.5% Egypt, 0.5% Croatia.

54.2% of people living in Calwell speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.2% Turkish, 7.8% Arabic, 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.4% Assyrian, 3.9% Italian, 2.4% Other, 1.8% Greek, 1.4% Sinhalese, 1.1% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Calwell is 35.6% Catholic, 15.9% Islam, 12.8% No religion, 8.3% Anglican, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Uniting Church, 2.3% Buddhism, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed.

51.9% of people are married, 33.3% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 5408 widowed people living in Calwell.

59.6% of the people living in Calwell over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.1% are working on a part time basis. Calwell has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Calwell are 16.9% Technicians & trades workers, 16.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Professionals, 11.3% Labourers, 10.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.2% Sales workers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Managers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Calwell work in are 13.9% Manufacturing, 11.1% Retail trade, 10.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 10.0% Construction, 9.2% Health care and social assistance, 6.0% Education and training, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Wholesale trade.

28.9% of homes are fully owned, and 47.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $477 per week and the median household income is $1214 per week.

The median rent in Calwell is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1705 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Calwell contains postcodes 3033, 3036, 3037, 3038, 3042, 3043, 3045, 3047, 3048, 3049, 3059, 3060, 3061, 3062, 3064 and includes the suburbs of Attwood, Broadmeadows, Campbellfield, Coolaroo, Craigieburn, Dallas, Fawkner, Gladstone Park, Greenvale, Jacana, Keilor, Keilor Downs, Keilor East, Keilor Lodge, Keilor North, Keilor Park, Meadow Heights, Melbourne Airport, Roxburgh Park, Somerton, Sydenham, Taylors Lakes, Tullamarine and Westmeadows.