South Geelong Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

South Geelong (3220) is a suburb of Melbourne, Geelong, Victoria. It is about 67 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. South Geelong is in the federal electorate of Corio.

In the 2011 census the population of South Geelong was 907 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

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

80.0% of people living in the suburb of South Geelong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% England, 1.9% India, 1.4% China , 1.1% Italy, 0.9% Greece, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Norway, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Serbia, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% Indonesia.

86.5% of people living in South Geelong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 1.2% Greek, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.7% Serbian, 0.7% Sinhalese, 0.7% Dutch, 0.7% Italian, 0.4% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of South Geelong is 31.9% Catholic, 30.1% No religion, 9.7% Anglican, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Eastern Orthodox, 2.1% Buddhism, 1.1% Islam.

40.6% of people are married, 40.4% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 43 widowed people living in South Geelong.

58.5% of the people living in South Geelong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.6% are working on a part time basis. South Geelong has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in South Geelong are 28.2% Professionals, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.6% Managers, 8.8% Sales workers, 7.1% Labourers, 3.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Geelong work in are 15.1% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Retail trade, 10.8% Construction, 9.6% Education and training, 8.2% Manufacturing, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Financial and insurance services.

27.5% of homes are fully owned, and 34.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $668 per week and the median household income is $1253 per week.

The median rent in South Geelong is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1343 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Geelong postcode 3220

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