Wills Electorate Demographics (VIC)

In the 2011 census the population of Wills was 150,356 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the people in Wills is 35 years of age.

61.2% of people living in the electorate of Wills were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.9% Italy, 2.6% India, 2.4% Greece, 1.8% Lebanon, 1.8% England, 1.4% China , 1.4% New Zealand, 1.3% Turkey, 0.9% Pakistan, 0.8% Nepal, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Malta, 0.7% Vietnam, 0.6% Philippines.

56.3% of people living in Wills speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.5% Italian, 5.6% Arabic, 5.4% Greek, 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Turkish, 2.0% Other, 1.5% Mandarin, 1.2% Urdu, 1.2% Other.

The religious makeup of Wills is 34.1% Catholic, 21.7% No religion, 9.2% Islam, 7.9% Eastern Orthodox, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Anglican, 2.3% Hinduism, 2.2% Buddhism, 2.2% Uniting Church, 1.2% Presbyterian and Reformed.

44.4% of people are married, 40.1% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 7942 widowed people living in Wills.

59.3% of the people living in Wills over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.9% are working on a part time basis. Wills has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Wills are 28.2% Professionals, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.3% Managers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Sales workers, 7.2% Labourers, 5.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wills work in are 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Education and training, 9.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.1% Retail trade, 8.1% Manufacturing, 6.9% Construction, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

35.1% of homes are fully owned, and 29.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $550 per week and the median household income is $1222 per week.

The median rent in Wills is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Wills contains postcodes 3041, 3043, 3044, 3046, 3055, 3056, 3057, 3058, 3060, 3068 and includes the suburbs of Brunswick, Brunswick East, Brunswick West, Coburg, Coburg North, Fawkner, Fitzroy North, Glenroy, Gowanbrae, Hadfield, Oak Park, Pascoe Vale, Pascoe Vale South, Strathmore, Strathmore Heights and Tullamarine.