Rowville Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Rowville (3178) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 26 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Rowville is in the federal electorate of Aston.

In the 2011 census the population of Rowville was 34,145 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rowville is 36 years of age.

66.4% of people living in the suburb of Rowville were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 2.7% Sri Lanka, 2.3% India, 2.3% Malaysia, 1.6% China , 1.2% New Zealand, 1.1% Italy, 1.0% South Africa, 1.0% Vietnam, 0.9% Philippines, 0.9% Egypt, 0.6% Singapore, 0.6% Mauritius, 0.6% Cambodia.

70.5% of people living in Rowville speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Mandarin, 2.5% Cantonese, 2.4% Other, 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Italian, 1.9% Greek, 1.8% Arabic, 1.5% Sinhalese, 1.1% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Rowville is 30.4% Catholic, 21.0% No religion, 11.5% Anglican, 5.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Buddhism, 4.4% Eastern Orthodox, 4.1% Uniting Church, 2.4% Hinduism, 2.4% Baptist, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed.

58.3% of people are married, 30.5% have never married and 5.7% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 874 widowed people living in Rowville.

61.2% of the people living in Rowville over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.3% are working on a part time basis. Rowville has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Rowville are 19.6% Professionals, 17.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.0% Managers, 12.5% Sales workers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Labourers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rowville work in are 14.4% Manufacturing, 13.3% Retail trade, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Construction, 7.6% Wholesale trade, 6.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.7% Education and training, 4.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Other services.

30.9% of homes are fully owned, and 53.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $634 per week and the median household income is $1706 per week.

The median rent in Rowville is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1820 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rowville postcode 3178

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