Glen Iris Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Glen Iris (3146) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 9 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Glen Iris is in the federal electorates of Higgins, Kooyong.

In the 2011 census the population of Glen Iris was 24,948 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Glen Iris is 37 years of age.

71.0% of people living in the suburb of Glen Iris were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 2.9% India, 2.5% China , 1.6% New Zealand, 1.4% Malaysia, 1.3% Greece, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Singapore.

76.8% of people living in Glen Iris speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.7% Greek, 3.0% Mandarin, 1.6% Cantonese, 1.5% Other, 1.3% Italian, 1.2% Other, 1.0% Hindi, 0.6% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Glen Iris is 26.7% No religion, 24.5% Catholic, 15.0% Anglican, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Eastern Orthodox, 5.1% Uniting Church, 2.7% Hinduism, 2.3% Judaism, 2.2% Buddhism, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed.

52.1% of people are married, 35.9% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 892 widowed people living in Glen Iris.

60.4% of the people living in Glen Iris over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.0% are working on a part time basis. Glen Iris has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Glen Iris are 38.0% Professionals, 18.5% Managers, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.8% Sales workers, 7.4% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Technicians & trades workers, 3.2% Labourers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.0% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Glen Iris work in are 16.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 13.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Education and training, 9.3% Retail trade, 7.9% Financial and insurance services, 5.9% Manufacturing, 5.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Wholesale trade, 4.4% Construction.

38.2% of homes are fully owned, and 32.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $837 per week and the median household income is $1965 per week.

The median rent in Glen Iris is $351 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Glen Iris postcode 3146

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