Glenroy Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Glenroy (3046) is a suburb of Melbourne, North West, Victoria. It is about 13 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Glenroy is in the federal electorate of Wills.

In the 2011 census the population of Glenroy was 19,664 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

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

54.0% of people living in the suburb of Glenroy were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% India, 4.9% Italy, 2.6% Turkey, 2.3% Lebanon, 1.6% China , 1.5% Sri Lanka, 1.4% Pakistan, 1.3% Malta, 1.3% England, 1.3% Greece, 1.2% Iraq, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.0% Vietnam, 1.0% Nepal.

47.1% of people living in Glenroy speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.9% Arabic, 7.7% Italian, 6.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.1% Turkish, 3.1% Other, 2.8% Greek, 2.0% Punjabi, 1.6% Other, 1.6% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Glenroy is 33.4% Catholic, 15.6% Islam, 12.1% No religion, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.8% Anglican, 4.8% Eastern Orthodox, 3.9% Hinduism, 2.8% Buddhism, 2.2% Uniting Church, 1.9% Other Religious Groups.

47.2% of people are married, 33.4% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 1449 widowed people living in Glenroy.

57.1% of the people living in Glenroy over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.4% are working on a part time basis. Glenroy has an unemployment rate of 7.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Glenroy are 16.9% Professionals, 16.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Labourers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.5% Sales workers, 8.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.5% Managers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Glenroy work in are 11.5% Manufacturing, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Construction, 8.9% Retail trade, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Education and training, 5.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Public administration and safety.

37.3% of homes are fully owned, and 28.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $421 per week and the median household income is $954 per week.

The median rent in Glenroy is $281 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Glenroy postcode 3046

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