Gowanbrae Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Gowanbrae (3043) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 14 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Gowanbrae is in the federal electorate of Wills.

In the 2011 census the population of Gowanbrae was 2,746 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gowanbrae is 35 years of age.

70.6% of people living in the suburb of Gowanbrae were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% Italy, 2.2% Fiji, 2.1% Sri Lanka, 1.6% England, 1.5% Turkey, 1.4% India, 0.9% China , 0.9% Iraq, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.7% Egypt, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Croatia, 0.6% Greece.

65.6% of people living in Gowanbrae speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.4% Italian, 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.2% Turkish, 2.9% Hindi, 2.3% Sinhalese, 2.2% Greek, 2.0% Assyrian, 1.6% Other, 1.2% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Gowanbrae is 44.3% Catholic, 14.2% No religion, 7.4% Anglican, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Eastern Orthodox, 4.1% Islam, 3.7% Buddhism, 3.7% Uniting Church, 3.5% Hinduism, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed.

58.7% of people are married, 27.3% have never married and 6.6% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 95 widowed people living in Gowanbrae.

65.4% of the people living in Gowanbrae over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.9% are working on a part time basis. Gowanbrae has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Gowanbrae are 19.9% Professionals, 18.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.1% Managers, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 6.3% Labourers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gowanbrae work in are 10.6% Manufacturing, 9.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.6% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Construction, 8.1% Education and training, 8.0% Retail trade, 7.1% Financial and insurance services, 7.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.6% Public administration and safety.

17.4% of homes are fully owned, and 55.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $712 per week and the median household income is $1502 per week.

The median rent in Gowanbrae is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2080 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gowanbrae postcode 3043

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