Briar Hill Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Briar Hill (3088) is a suburb of Melbourne, North East, Victoria. It is about 17 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Briar Hill is in the federal electorate of Jagajaga.

In the 2011 census the population of Briar Hill was 3,092 and is comprised of approximately 53.3% females and 46.7% males.

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

82.3% of people living in the suburb of Briar Hill were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.1% Italy, 0.8% China , 0.6% Germany, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Greece, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.3% India, 0.3% Ireland.

90.5% of people living in Briar Hill speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Italian, 0.9% Other, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.6% German, 0.6% Greek, 0.5% Macedonian, 0.3% Polish, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Briar Hill is 32.4% No religion, 28.1% Catholic, 14.0% Anglican, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 2.1% Eastern Orthodox, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Baptist, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

48.0% of people are married, 34.6% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 118 widowed people living in Briar Hill.

59.9% of the people living in Briar Hill over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.9% are working on a part time basis. Briar Hill has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Briar Hill are 23.7% Professionals, 17.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.4% Managers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Sales workers, 6.9% Labourers, 3.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Briar Hill work in are 14.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Construction, 10.3% Education and training, 8.9% Manufacturing, 8.4% Retail trade, 7.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Wholesale trade.

38.0% of homes are fully owned, and 40.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $646 per week and the median household income is $1375 per week.

The median rent in Briar Hill is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1820 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Briar Hill postcode 3088

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