Wallan Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Wallan (3756) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 45 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Wallan is in the federal electorate of McEwen.

In the 2011 census the population of Wallan was 8,504 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wallan is 32 years of age.

79.9% of people living in the suburb of Wallan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.0% Italy, 0.7% Malta, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% India, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Singapore.

84.9% of people living in Wallan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Italian, 1.5% Other, 0.7% Macedonian, 0.7% Maltese, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% Turkish, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Samoan.

The religious makeup of Wallan is 33.7% Catholic, 22.9% No religion, 15.6% Anglican, 10.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 2.4% Eastern Orthodox, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Islam, 0.9% Baptist.

51.8% of people are married, 34.2% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 170 widowed people living in Wallan.

63.1% of the people living in Wallan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.4% are working on a part time basis. Wallan has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Wallan are 19.3% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Professionals, 11.2% Managers, 10.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.4% Sales workers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Labourers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wallan work in are 14.7% Manufacturing, 12.4% Construction, 10.7% Retail trade, 9.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Education and training, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Wholesale trade.

20.2% of homes are fully owned, and 60.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $644 per week and the median household income is $1427 per week.

The median rent in Wallan is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1762 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wallan postcode 3756

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