Morwell Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Morwell (3840) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Lakes & Wilderness, Victoria. It is about 134 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Morwell is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Morwell was 14,005 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

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

76.0% of people living in the suburb of Morwell were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% England, 2.9% Italy, 1.0% Malta, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.9% Germany, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% Sudan, 0.3% India, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% Poland, 0.3% Cyprus, 0.3% China .

83.4% of people living in Morwell speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.9% Italian, 1.3% Other, 0.8% Greek, 0.8% Arabic, 0.7% Maltese, 0.5% German, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Morwell is 27.3% Catholic, 26.2% No religion, 16.7% Anglican, 10.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Pentecostal.

40.2% of people are married, 36.9% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 997 widowed people living in Morwell.

50.7% of the people living in Morwell over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.4% are working on a part time basis. Morwell has an unemployment rate of 12.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Morwell are 17.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.5% Labourers, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Professionals, 11.7% Sales workers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.4% Managers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Morwell work in are 13.7% Retail trade, 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Manufacturing, 8.2% Construction, 8.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Education and training, 6.1% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

36.0% of homes are fully owned, and 27.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $391 per week and the median household income is $732 per week.

The median rent in Morwell is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $990 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Morwell postcode 3840

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