Lalor Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Lalor (3075) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 17 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Lalor is in the federal electorate of Scullin.

In the 2011 census the population of Lalor was 19,873 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the people in Lalor is 38 years of age.

47.6% of people living in the suburb of Lalor were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.3% Italy, 5.8% Greece, 5.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 4.2% India, 4.0% Vietnam, 2.4% Iraq, 1.8% Lebanon, 1.1% Malta, 1.0% Turkey, 1.0% China , 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Cyprus, 0.7% Egypt, 0.7% England.

31.0% of people living in Lalor speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.2% Arabic, 10.1% Macedonian, 10.0% Italian, 8.2% Greek, 6.1% Vietnamese, 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.3% Punjabi, 2.6% Turkish, 2.4% Other.

The religious makeup of Lalor is 28.8% Catholic, 21.6% Eastern Orthodox, 13.9% Islam, 8.1% No religion, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.9% Buddhism, 3.7% Anglican, 3.2% Other Religious Groups, 2.4% Hinduism, 1.1% Christian, nfd.

53.3% of people are married, 29.7% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 1046 widowed people living in Lalor.

57.0% of the people living in Lalor over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.2% are working on a part time basis. Lalor has an unemployment rate of 8.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Lalor are 16.7% Labourers, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.7% Professionals, 9.9% Sales workers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 6.1% Managers, 3.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lalor work in are 18.3% Manufacturing, 11.9% Retail trade, 9.5% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.4% Construction, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.4% Public administration and safety, 4.1% Education and training.

46.8% of homes are fully owned, and 26.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $361 per week and the median household income is $920 per week.

The median rent in Lalor is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1574 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lalor postcode 3075

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