Norlane Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Norlane (3214) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 62 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Norlane is in the federal electorate of Corio.

In the 2011 census the population of Norlane was 8,012 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Norlane is 39 years of age.

69.4% of people living in the suburb of Norlane were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% England, 2.3% Croatia, 2.1% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.1% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 1.0% Italy, 1.0% Germany, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.9% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.9% Serbia, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% Burma , 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Vietnam.

73.9% of people living in Norlane speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.3% Other, 3.2% Croatian, 2.7% Macedonian, 2.4% Serbian, 1.5% Italian, 1.0% Vietnamese, 0.7% Turkish, 0.5% German.

The religious makeup of Norlane is 25.6% Catholic, 25.5% No religion, 11.1% Anglican, 9.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Eastern Orthodox, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.7% Baptist, 2.2% Islam, 1.9% Buddhism.

33.3% of people are married, 39.9% have never married and 12.4% are divorced and 5.3% are separated. There are 596 widowed people living in Norlane.

46.7% of the people living in Norlane over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.1% are working on a part time basis. Norlane has an unemployment rate of 15.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Norlane are 24.6% Labourers, 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Sales workers, 8.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.9% Professionals, 4.7% Managers, 3.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Norlane work in are 18.2% Manufacturing, 13.3% Retail trade, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Construction, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.5% Inadequately described/Not stated, 5.0% Administrative and support services, 4.7% Public administration and safety.

28.9% of homes are fully owned, and 19.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 46.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $352 per week and the median household income is $625 per week.

The median rent in Norlane is $170 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Norlane postcode 3214

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