Glen Waverley Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Glen Waverley (3150) is a suburb of Melbourne, East, Victoria. It is about 19 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Glen Waverley is in the federal electorate of Bruce.

In the 2011 census the population of Glen Waverley was 39,204 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

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

47.1% of people living in the suburb of Glen Waverley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.4% China , 5.2% Malaysia, 4.5% Sri Lanka, 4.5% India, 2.8% England, 2.4% Hong Kong , 1.7% Korea, Republic of , 1.7% Vietnam, 1.2% Singapore, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.0% Greece, 0.8% Indonesia, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% South Africa.

49.5% of people living in Glen Waverley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.4% Mandarin, 8.7% Cantonese, 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.0% Sinhalese, 2.6% Other, 2.6% Greek, 2.4% Tamil, 1.9% Korean, 1.6% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Glen Waverley is 25.0% No religion, 17.8% Catholic, 9.3% Buddhism, 9.0% Anglican, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Hinduism, 5.6% Uniting Church, 4.0% Eastern Orthodox, 2.8% Baptist, 2.7% Christian, nfd.

57.1% of people are married, 30.2% have never married and 5.0% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 1959 widowed people living in Glen Waverley.

58.4% of the people living in Glen Waverley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.5% are working on a part time basis. Glen Waverley has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Glen Waverley are 31.7% Professionals, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Managers, 10.0% Technicians & trades workers, 9.7% Sales workers, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 6.3% Labourers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Glen Waverley work in are 11.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.0% Retail trade, 9.7% Manufacturing, 9.6% Education and training, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Wholesale trade, 5.8% Financial and insurance services, 4.7% Construction.

48.2% of homes are fully owned, and 28.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $520 per week and the median household income is $1351 per week.

The median rent in Glen Waverley is $375 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Glen Waverley postcode 3150

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