Berwick Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Berwick (3806) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 41 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Berwick is in the federal electorate of La Trobe.

In the 2011 census the population of Berwick was 44,779 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

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

68.8% of people living in the suburb of Berwick were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 2.2% India, 2.1% Sri Lanka, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.4% South Africa, 1.1% Scotland, 0.8% China , 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Mauritius, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Afghanistan.

79.4% of people living in Berwick speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Other, 2.0% Sinhalese, 1.4% Mandarin, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Spanish, 0.7% Hindi, 0.7% Arabic, 0.6% Greek.

The religious makeup of Berwick is 28.6% Catholic, 22.5% No religion, 14.7% Anglican, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Buddhism, 2.1% Eastern Orthodox, 2.1% Islam.

56.3% of people are married, 29.2% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 1528 widowed people living in Berwick.

61.5% of the people living in Berwick 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. Berwick has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Berwick are 19.6% Professionals, 17.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Managers, 11.0% Sales workers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 6.9% Labourers, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Berwick work in are 13.5% Manufacturing, 12.0% Retail trade, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Construction, 8.1% Education and training, 6.4% Wholesale trade, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.5% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Accommodation and food services.

26.4% of homes are fully owned, and 51.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $656 per week and the median household income is $1559 per week.

The median rent in Berwick is $321 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Berwick postcode 3806

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