Harkaway Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Harkaway (3806) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 39 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Harkaway is in the federal electorate of La Trobe.

In the 2011 census the population of Harkaway was 772 and is comprised of approximately 46.2% females and 53.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Harkaway is 42 years of age.

80.2% of people living in the suburb of Harkaway were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.6% China , 1.2% Ireland, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.9% United States of America, 0.8% Mauritius, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Greece, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Thailand, 0.4% Germany.

91.7% of people living in Harkaway speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 1.0% Thai, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.8% Russian, 0.5% Croatian, 0.4% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Harkaway is 25.9% No religion, 25.6% Catholic, 18.1% Anglican, 8.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Uniting Church, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Eastern Orthodox, 1.7% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Churches of Christ.

58.7% of people are married, 29.5% have never married and 5.1% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 20 widowed people living in Harkaway.

55.4% of the people living in Harkaway over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. Harkaway has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Harkaway are 23.5% Professionals, 17.3% Managers, 16.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Labourers, 6.2% Sales workers, 3.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Harkaway work in are 14.6% Construction, 12.4% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Manufacturing, 10.1% Education and training, 6.7% Retail trade, 5.9% Wholesale trade, 5.7% Other services, 5.2% Administrative and support services, 5.0% Professional, scientific and technical services.

52.4% of homes are fully owned, and 38.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $679 per week and the median household income is $1902 per week.

The median rent in Harkaway is $346 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2173 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Harkaway postcode 3806

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