Little River Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Little River (3211) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 44 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Little River is in the federal electorates of Corio, Lalor.

In the 2011 census the population of Little River was 1,393 and is comprised of approximately 47.2% females and 52.8% males.

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

81.2% of people living in the suburb of Little River were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% England, 2.4% Malta, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.0% Lebanon, 0.9% Germany, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% India, 0.4% Croatia, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Netherlands.

88.6% of people living in Little River speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Maltese, 1.9% Arabic, 0.9% Greek, 0.9% Italian, 0.6% Other, 0.5% Macedonian, 0.4% German, 0.2% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Little River is 29.8% Catholic, 24.1% No religion, 17.2% Anglican, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Islam, 2.2% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Lutheran.

56.2% of people are married, 29.3% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 35 widowed people living in Little River.

62.2% of the people living in Little River over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.1% are working on a part time basis. Little River has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Little River are 18.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.1% Managers, 11.4% Professionals, 9.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.9% Sales workers, 9.1% Labourers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Little River work in are 12.6% Construction, 11.3% Manufacturing, 9.2% Retail trade, 9.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.7% Health care and social assistance, 6.0% Other services, 5.7% Wholesale trade, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Education and training.

39.1% of homes are fully owned, and 45.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $601 per week and the median household income is $1393 per week.

The median rent in Little River is $188 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Little River postcode 3211

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