Gellibrand Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of Gellibrand was 148,823 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the people in Gellibrand is 36 years of age.

58.7% of people living in the electorate of Gellibrand were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% Vietnam, 3.0% India, 2.8% England, 1.9% China , 1.8% New Zealand, 1.8% Italy, 1.4% Greece, 1.1% Philippines, 1.0% Malta, 0.9% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.7% Lebanon, 0.7% Croatia, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Malaysia.

58.6% of people living in Gellibrand speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.7% Vietnamese, 6.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.9% Other, 3.0% Greek, 2.9% Italian, 2.4% Arabic, 2.3% Cantonese, 1.8% Mandarin, 1.3% Macedonian.

The religious makeup of Gellibrand is 27.7% Catholic, 24.1% No religion, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.9% Anglican, 6.7% Eastern Orthodox, 6.2% Buddhism, 4.7% Islam, 2.4% Uniting Church, 2.2% Hinduism, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed.

44.7% of people are married, 38.9% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 6628 widowed people living in Gellibrand.

61.2% of the people living in Gellibrand over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.9% are working on a part time basis. Gellibrand has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Gellibrand are 25.3% Professionals, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Managers, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Labourers, 8.4% Sales workers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gellibrand work in are 10.4% Manufacturing, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.2% Retail trade, 8.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.1% Education and training, 6.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.5% Construction, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Accommodation and food services.

31.1% of homes are fully owned, and 32.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $585 per week and the median household income is $1285 per week.

The median rent in Gellibrand is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Gellibrand contains postcodes 3011, 3012, 3013, 3015, 3016, 3018, 3020, 3022, 3025, 3026, 3028 and includes the suburbs of Albion, Altona, Altona Meadows, Altona North, Ardeer, Brooklyn, Footscray, Kingsville, Laverton North, Maidstone, Newport, Seaholme, Seddon, South Kingsville, Spotswood, Sunshine, Sunshine West, Tottenham, West Footscray, Williamstown, Williamstown North and Yarraville.