Gembrook Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Gembrook (3783) is a suburb of Melbourne, Yarra-Dandenong Ranges, Victoria. It is about 53 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Gembrook is in the federal electorates of La Trobe, McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Gembrook was 2,149 and is comprised of approximately 48.0% females and 52.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gembrook is 40 years of age.

78.0% of people living in the suburb of Gembrook were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.6% England, 1.5% Italy, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.9% Germany, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.4% Austria, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Hungary, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Czech Republic, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Chile.

89.2% of people living in Gembrook speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Italian, 1.0% German, 0.5% Spanish, 0.3% French, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Hungarian, 0.2% Other, 0.1% Greek.

The religious makeup of Gembrook is 36.1% No religion, 19.4% Catholic, 16.8% Anglican, 10.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Uniting Church, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Eastern Orthodox, 0.7% Baptist.

55.4% of people are married, 30.7% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 49 widowed people living in Gembrook.

57.3% of the people living in Gembrook over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.1% are working on a part time basis. Gembrook has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Gembrook are 21.9% Technicians & trades workers, 16.6% Professionals, 13.7% Managers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Labourers, 7.5% Sales workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gembrook work in are 14.3% Construction, 14.0% Manufacturing, 10.0% Retail trade, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.4% Education and training, 7.3% Wholesale trade, 6.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.3% Other services.

34.5% of homes are fully owned, and 53.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $527 per week and the median household income is $1306 per week.

The median rent in Gembrook is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gembrook postcode 3783

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