Parwan Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Parwan (3340) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 46 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Parwan is in the federal electorates of Ballarat, Gorton.

In the 2011 census the population of Parwan was 312 and is comprised of approximately 45.8% females and 54.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Parwan is 48 years of age.

78.9% of people living in the suburb of Parwan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% India, 2.9% England, 2.9% Malta, 2.2% Germany, 1.9% Greece, 1.6% Philippines.

85.2% of people living in Parwan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.2% Maltese, 2.9% Italian, 2.3% German.

The religious makeup of Parwan is 30.7% Catholic, 20.1% Anglican, 19.2% No religion, 14.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Uniting Church, 5.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Other Religious Groups, 1.3% Eastern Orthodox.

57.2% of people are married, 30.4% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Parwan.

66.3% of the people living in Parwan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.3% are working on a part time basis. Parwan has an unemployment rate of 1.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Parwan are 20.2% Managers, 15.6% Professionals, 15.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.9% Community & personal service workers, 5.8% Labourers, 4.0% Sales workers, 3.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Parwan work in are 15.2% Construction, 13.5% Manufacturing, 10.5% Education and training, 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Retail trade, 8.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.7% Wholesale trade, 4.1% Financial and insurance services.

39.4% of homes are fully owned, and 51.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $591 per week and the median household income is $1275 per week.

The median rent in Parwan is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Parwan postcode 3340

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