Meerlieu Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Meerlieu (3862) is a suburb of Northern Victoria, North Eastern, Victoria. It is about 213 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Meerlieu is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Meerlieu was 194 and is comprised of approximately 43.3% females and 56.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Meerlieu is 46 years of age.

84.5% of people living in the suburb of Meerlieu were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.1% England, 3.6% Malta, 3.1% Croatia.

94.9% of people living in Meerlieu speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Other.

The religious makeup of Meerlieu is 32.1% No religion, 23.3% Anglican, 15.5% Catholic, 13.5% Uniting Church, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Baptist, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed.

54.2% of people are married, 31.0% have never married and 2.6% are divorced and 7.1% are separated. There are 8 widowed people living in Meerlieu.

62.1% of the people living in Meerlieu over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.0% are working on a part time basis. Meerlieu has an unemployment rate of 0.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Meerlieu are 39.4% Managers, 13.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.0% Professionals, 8.3% Sales workers, 8.3% Labourers, 5.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.5% Community & personal service workers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Meerlieu work in are 33.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 16.7% Retail trade, 5.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Manufacturing, 5.6% Education and training, 5.6% Health care and social assistance, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 2.8% Public administration and safety.

56.6% of homes are fully owned, and 27.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $483 per week and the median household income is $1224 per week.

The median rent in Meerlieu is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1120 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Meerlieu postcode 3862

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