Williamstown Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Williamstown (3016) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 8 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Williamstown is in the federal electorate of Gellibrand.

In the 2011 census the population of Williamstown was 13,203 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Williamstown is 41 years of age.

75.0% of people living in the suburb of Williamstown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.0% Italy, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Greece, 0.6% India, 0.6% Croatia, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Malta, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% China , 0.4% Vietnam.

82.3% of people living in Williamstown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Greek, 2.5% Italian, 1.4% Other, 0.8% Croatian, 0.7% Macedonian, 0.6% Vietnamese, 0.6% Arabic, 0.5% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Williamstown is 28.9% Catholic, 28.4% No religion, 13.6% Anglican, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Eastern Orthodox, 4.4% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Buddhism, 0.8% Islam.

52.6% of people are married, 31.0% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 584 widowed people living in Williamstown.

60.0% of the people living in Williamstown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.9% are working on a part time basis. Williamstown has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Williamstown are 33.5% Professionals, 19.1% Managers, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.4% Technicians & trades workers, 7.9% Sales workers, 7.2% Community & personal service workers, 3.8% Labourers, 2.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Williamstown work in are 12.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.3% Education and training, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Retail trade, 8.2% Manufacturing, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Construction, 5.3% Financial and insurance services, 5.1% Accommodation and food services.

37.1% of homes are fully owned, and 33.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $776 per week and the median household income is $1792 per week.

The median rent in Williamstown is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Williamstown postcode 3016

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