Corio Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of Corio was 131,773 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the people in Corio is 39 years of age.

78.0% of people living in the electorate of Corio were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 1.1% Italy, 1.0% Croatia, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.4% India, 0.4% China , 0.4% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.4% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.3% Poland.

83.8% of people living in Corio speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 1.6% Croatian, 1.6% Italian, 0.8% Macedonian, 0.6% Serbian, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% German, 0.4% Polish.

The religious makeup of Corio is 29.8% Catholic, 24.2% No religion, 13.5% Anglican, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.9% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Eastern Orthodox, 2.1% Baptist, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Lutheran.

46.3% of people are married, 34.5% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 7175 widowed people living in Corio.

56.3% of the people living in Corio over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.5% are working on a part time basis. Corio has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Corio are 17.3% Professionals, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Labourers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Sales workers, 9.5% Managers, 8.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Corio work in are 13.3% Health care and social assistance, 12.8% Manufacturing, 12.6% Retail trade, 9.6% Construction, 7.9% Education and training, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.6% Professional, scientific and technical services.

34.5% of homes are fully owned, and 33.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $498 per week and the median household income is $992 per week.

The median rent in Corio is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1467 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Corio contains postcodes 3211, 3212, 3213, 3214, 3215, 3218, 3219, 3220, 3222, 3223, 3224, 3225, 3340 and includes the suburbs of Anakie, Avalon, Balliang, Batesford, Bellarine, Bell Park, Bell Post Hill, Breakwater, Clifton Springs, Corio, Curlewis, Drumcondra, Drysdale, East Geelong, Fyansford, Geelong, Geelong West, Hamlyn Heights, Herne Hill, Indented Head, Lara, Leopold, Little River, Lovely Banks, Manifold Heights, Mannerim, Marcus Hill, Moolap, Moorabool, Newcomb, Newtown, Norlane, North Geelong, North Shore, Point Lonsdale, Portarlington, Rippleside, South Geelong, St Albans Park, Staughton Vale, St Leonards, Swan Bay, Thomson, Wallington and Whittington.