Broadmeadows Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Broadmeadows (3047) is a suburb of Melbourne, North, Victoria. It is about 15 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Broadmeadows is in the federal electorate of Calwell.

In the 2011 census the population of Broadmeadows was 10,578 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Broadmeadows is 31 years of age.

46.7% of people living in the suburb of Broadmeadows were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.5% Iraq, 5.8% Turkey, 4.7% Lebanon, 2.6% India, 1.8% Vietnam, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.1% Philippines, 1.1% Italy, 1.0% Sri Lanka, 0.9% Pakistan, 0.7% England, 0.7% Greece, 0.7% Samoa, 0.6% Syria.

33.2% of people living in Broadmeadows speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 18.0% Arabic, 11.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 10.5% Turkish, 5.4% Assyrian, 3.0% Other, 2.5% Vietnamese, 1.6% Italian, 1.3% Samoan, 1.3% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Broadmeadows is 30.4% Islam, 23.9% Catholic, 13.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.3% No religion, 5.7% Anglican, 2.9% Eastern Orthodox, 2.4% Buddhism, 1.8% Hinduism, 1.7% Other Religious Groups, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed.

44.4% of people are married, 36.2% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 512 widowed people living in Broadmeadows.

49.2% of the people living in Broadmeadows over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.8% are working on a part time basis. Broadmeadows has an unemployment rate of 13.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Broadmeadows are 19.0% Labourers, 15.9% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Professionals, 8.9% Sales workers, 4.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 4.1% Managers.

The main industries people from Broadmeadows work in are 17.6% Manufacturing, 10.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.6% Retail trade, 8.9% Construction, 8.5% Health care and social assistance, 7.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Education and training, 5.5% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.5% Public administration and safety.

27.9% of homes are fully owned, and 28.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $325 per week and the median household income is $746 per week.

The median rent in Broadmeadows is $231 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Broadmeadows postcode 3047

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