Geelong LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Geelong was 173,454 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Geelong is 38 years of age.

78.8% of people living in the region of Geelong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.0% Italy, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.8% Croatia, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% India, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% China .

85.0% of people living in Geelong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.4% Italian, 1.2% Croatian, 0.6% Macedonian, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.5% Serbian, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% German.

The religious makeup of Geelong is 29.0% Catholic, 24.2% No religion, 13.6% Anglican, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.8% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Eastern Orthodox, 2.2% Baptist, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Lutheran.

47.1% of people are married, 34.2% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 9574 widowed people living in Geelong.

56.2% of the people living in Geelong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.1% are working on a part time basis. Geelong has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Geelong are 19.1% Professionals, 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Labourers, 10.7% Sales workers, 9.9% Managers, 7.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Geelong work in are 13.5% Health care and social assistance, 13.0% Retail trade, 11.9% Manufacturing, 9.3% Construction, 8.9% Education and training, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

34.9% of homes are fully owned, and 34.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $516 per week and the median household income is $1048 per week.

The median rent in Geelong is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.