Lalor Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of Lalor was 217,497 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the people in Lalor is 32 years of age.

63.7% of people living in the electorate of Lalor were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% India, 3.1% England, 2.9% New Zealand, 2.1% Philippines, 1.2% China , 1.0% Italy, 0.9% Malta, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Vietnam, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.6% Burma , 0.5% Thailand, 0.5% South Africa.

67.9% of people living in Lalor speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.2% Other, 1.7% Italian, 1.6% Hindi, 1.6% Mandarin, 1.3% Arabic, 1.2% Punjabi, 1.0% Maltese, 0.9% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Lalor is 30.9% Catholic, 20.1% No religion, 11.1% Anglican, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Islam, 3.5% Hinduism, 3.4% Eastern Orthodox, 3.2% Uniting Church, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Buddhism.

50.6% of people are married, 34.8% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 5916 widowed people living in Lalor.

62.7% of the people living in Lalor over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.9% are working on a part time basis. Lalor has an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Lalor are 16.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.6% Professionals, 15.1% Technicians & trades workers, 10.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.9% Labourers, 9.9% Managers, 9.8% Sales workers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lalor work in are 11.8% Manufacturing, 10.9% Retail trade, 9.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Construction, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Education and training, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Accommodation and food services.

22.7% of homes are fully owned, and 49.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $607 per week and the median household income is $1338 per week.

The median rent in Lalor is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Lalor contains postcodes 3024, 3026, 3027, 3028, 3029, 3030, 3211 and includes the suburbs of Altona Meadows, Hoppers Crossing, Laverton, Laverton North, Little River, Mambourin, Mount Cottrell, Point Cook, Quandong, Seabrook, Tarneit, Truganina, Werribee, Werribee South, Williams Landing and Wyndham Vale.