Tarneit Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Tarneit (3029) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 24 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Tarneit is in the federal electorate of Lalor.

In the 2011 census the population of Tarneit was 21,690 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tarneit is 29 years of age.

54.6% of people living in the suburb of Tarneit were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.9% India, 4.7% New Zealand, 4.5% Philippines, 2.2% England, 1.4% Sri Lanka, 1.0% China , 0.8% Fiji, 0.8% Malta, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.8% Singapore, 0.8% Ethiopia, 0.7% Pakistan, 0.5% Bangladesh.

56.2% of people living in Tarneit speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.7% Other, 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.5% Hindi, 2.2% Tagalog, 2.2% Filipino , 2.0% Punjabi, 1.9% Arabic, 1.5% Other, 1.5% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Tarneit is 29.9% Catholic, 16.2% No religion, 7.8% Anglican, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.6% Islam, 7.1% Hinduism, 3.3% Eastern Orthodox, 2.9% Buddhism, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Uniting Church.

55.5% of people are married, 33.6% have never married and 5.7% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 317 widowed people living in Tarneit.

66.2% of the people living in Tarneit over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.4% are working on a part time basis. Tarneit has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Tarneit are 17.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.9% Professionals, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 10.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.5% Managers, 9.5% Labourers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tarneit work in are 12.5% Manufacturing, 10.3% Retail trade, 10.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Construction, 5.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.8% Financial and insurance services, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Public administration and safety.

11.2% of homes are fully owned, and 58.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $704 per week and the median household income is $1563 per week.

The median rent in Tarneit is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tarneit postcode 3029

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