Maribyrnong Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of Maribyrnong was 128,991 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the people in Maribyrnong is 38 years of age.

57.2% of people living in the electorate of Maribyrnong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.0% Vietnam, 4.6% Italy, 3.7% India, 1.8% Malta, 1.4% England, 1.4% Greece, 1.2% China , 1.2% Philippines, 1.1% Croatia, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.5% Poland, 0.5% Sri Lanka.

52.3% of people living in Maribyrnong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.4% Vietnamese, 7.2% Italian, 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.3% Other, 3.3% Greek, 2.2% Cantonese, 1.9% Maltese, 1.6% Punjabi, 1.6% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Maribyrnong is 41.6% Catholic, 14.7% No religion, 7.6% Buddhism, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.5% Eastern Orthodox, 6.4% Anglican, 2.6% Islam, 2.4% Uniting Church, 2.2% Hinduism, 1.6% Other Religious Groups.

49.1% of people are married, 34.1% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 7045 widowed people living in Maribyrnong.

59.0% of the people living in Maribyrnong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.8% are working on a part time basis. Maribyrnong has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Maribyrnong are 21.7% Professionals, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Managers, 9.8% Sales workers, 9.7% Labourers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Maribyrnong work in are 10.9% Manufacturing, 10.5% Retail trade, 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.0% Education and training, 7.7% Construction, 7.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Public administration and safety.

40.6% of homes are fully owned, and 28.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $501 per week and the median household income is $1163 per week.

The median rent in Maribyrnong is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Maribyrnong contains postcodes 3012, 3019, 3020, 3021, 3032, 3033, 3034, 3039, 3040, 3041, 3042 and includes the suburbs of Aberfeldie, Airport West, Avondale Heights, Braybrook, Essendon, Essendon North, Essendon West, Kealba, Keilor East, Maidstone, Maribyrnong, Moonee Ponds, Niddrie, St Albans, Strathmore and Sunshine North.