Geelong Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Geelong (3220) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 65 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Geelong is in the federal electorate of Corio.

In the 2011 census the population of Geelong was 4,700 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Geelong is 40 years of age.

73.0% of people living in the suburb of Geelong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 2.3% Italy, 1.5% India, 1.5% Malaysia, 1.2% China , 0.8% New Zealand, 0.7% Greece, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.4% Singapore, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.4% Scotland.

79.1% of people living in Geelong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.2% Italian, 1.8% Mandarin, 1.5% Other, 1.3% Greek, 0.7% Croatian, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Geelong is 30.6% Catholic, 24.1% No religion, 12.1% Anglican, 10.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Eastern Orthodox, 1.9% Buddhism, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Baptist.

39.1% of people are married, 40.5% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 309 widowed people living in Geelong.

58.4% of the people living in Geelong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.4% are working on a part time basis. Geelong has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Geelong are 29.9% Professionals, 14.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Managers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Sales workers, 6.4% Labourers, 3.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Geelong work in are 17.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Retail trade, 10.1% Education and training, 9.0% Accommodation and food services, 8.5% Manufacturing, 8.1% Construction, 7.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.5% Public administration and safety, 3.5% Financial and insurance services.

31.9% of homes are fully owned, and 23.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $638 per week and the median household income is $1216 per week.

The median rent in Geelong is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Geelong postcode 3220

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