Fawkner Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Fawkner (3060) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 12 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Fawkner is in the federal electorates of Calwell, Wills.

In the 2011 census the population of Fawkner was 12,596 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

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

47.4% of people living in the suburb of Fawkner were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 13.1% Italy, 4.3% Pakistan, 3.3% Lebanon, 3.2% India, 2.6% Iraq, 2.3% Greece, 1.7% Turkey, 1.5% Malta, 1.3% Bangladesh, 1.0% Philippines, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.7% China , 0.7% Vietnam.

32.5% of people living in Fawkner speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 18.4% Italian, 10.6% Arabic, 6.1% Urdu, 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.6% Greek, 3.3% Turkish, 2.9% Assyrian, 2.1% Other, 2.1% Bengali.

The religious makeup of Fawkner is 42.5% Catholic, 24.4% Islam, 7.2% Eastern Orthodox, 7.0% No religion, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Anglican, 1.6% Hinduism, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.1% Other Religious Groups, 0.9% Presbyterian and Reformed.

52.4% of people are married, 29.7% have never married and 6.0% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 935 widowed people living in Fawkner.

56.4% of the people living in Fawkner over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.3% are working on a part time basis. Fawkner has an unemployment rate of 7.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Fawkner are 16.5% Professionals, 15.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.4% Labourers, 10.7% Sales workers, 10.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Managers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fawkner work in are 13.1% Manufacturing, 11.6% Retail trade, 9.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Construction, 7.6% Accommodation and food services, 7.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.3% Education and training, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services.

46.9% of homes are fully owned, and 24.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $362 per week and the median household income is $865 per week.

The median rent in Fawkner is $283 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fawkner postcode 3060

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