Werribee Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Werribee (3030) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 29 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Werribee is in the federal electorate of Lalor.

In the 2011 census the population of Werribee was 37,737 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Werribee is 36 years of age.

66.8% of people living in the suburb of Werribee were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 2.9% India, 2.3% Italy, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.5% Burma , 1.5% Philippines, 1.0% Thailand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.6% China , 0.6% Malta, 0.5% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.4% Poland.

72.4% of people living in Werribee speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Other, 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.5% Italian, 1.0% Punjabi, 1.0% Arabic, 0.9% Hindi, 0.9% Spanish, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.7% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Werribee is 33.7% Catholic, 18.6% No religion, 12.9% Anglican, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Uniting Church, 3.1% Islam, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Eastern Orthodox, 2.2% Baptist, 2.0% Christian, nfd.

45.7% of people are married, 35.7% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 1773 widowed people living in Werribee.

59.4% of the people living in Werribee over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.4% are working on a part time basis. Werribee has an unemployment rate of 7.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Werribee are 17.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Professionals, 11.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.8% Labourers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Sales workers, 8.5% Managers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Werribee work in are 11.9% Manufacturing, 11.1% Retail trade, 9.8% Construction, 9.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Education and training, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Wholesale trade.

29.0% of homes are fully owned, and 39.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $520 per week and the median household income is $1124 per week.

The median rent in Werribee is $241 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Werribee postcode 3030

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