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Australia | Australian Capital Territory | State Suburbs

Banks

Code SSC80005 (SSC)
People 5,060
Male 2,449
Female 2,611
Median age 30
Families 1,368
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 1,813
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,964
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $370
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 5,060 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,449 48.4 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,611 51.6 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 130 2.6 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,060 people in Banks (State Suburbs) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.6% of the population.

Age Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 487 9.6 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 387 7.6 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 418 8.3 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 398 7.9 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 332 6.6 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 424 8.4 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 416 8.2 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 425 8.4 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 429 8.5 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 418 8.3 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 313 6.2 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 216 4.3 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 141 2.8 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 101 2.0 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 62 1.2 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 42 0.8 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 26 0.5 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 25 0.5 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Banks (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 25.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,890 50.1 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 106 2.8 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 368 9.8 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 90 2.4 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,316 34.9 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Banks (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.1% were married and 12.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 43 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 71 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Banks (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,757 50.3 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 443 12.7 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,294 37.0 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In Banks (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 43 -- 48 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 30 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Banks (State Suburbs) was 43 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 103 6.1 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 257 15.3 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 205 12.2 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 29 1.7 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 257 15.3 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 150 8.9 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 21 1.3 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 139 8.3 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 138 8.2 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 41 2.4 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 336 20.0 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,676 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In Banks (State Suburbs) 33.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 29.2% were in primary school, 25.6% in secondary school and 16.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 3,903 77.1 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,219 25.8 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 382 8.1 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 303 6.4 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,817 59.7 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Banks (State Suburbs), 59.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 25.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,004 69.1 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 633 21.8 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 169 5.8 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 96 3.3 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,902 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,902 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Banks (State Suburbs). Of these 69.1% were employed full time, 21.8% were employed part-time and 3.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 230 8.2 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 175 6.2 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 231 8.2 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 717 25.5 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,288 45.8 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Banks (State Suburbs), 8.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 33 -- 36 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Banks (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 33 years.

Occupation Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 948 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 2,124 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,964 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Banks (State Suburbs) was $948.

Travel to work, top responses Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,906 77.1 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,333 35.4 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 386 10.2 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 494 13.1 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In Banks (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.4% provided care for children and 10.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 934 24.8 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,223 32.4 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 458 12.2 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 289 7.7 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Banks (State Suburbs), 32.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.7% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 368 26.9 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 748 54.7 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 238 17.4 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 13 1.0 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Banks (State Suburbs), 54.7% were couple families with children, 26.9% were couple families without children and 17.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 16.7 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 83.3 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In Banks (State Suburbs) 16.7% of single parents were male and 83.3% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,484 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,616 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Banks (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,616 and those without children was $2,484.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 451 40.4 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 32 2.9 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 239 21.4 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 151 13.5 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 26 2.3 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 81 7.3 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 90 8.1 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 47 4.2 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Banks (State Suburbs), of couple families, 40.4% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 21.4% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,657 95.7 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 74 4.3 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

In Banks (State Suburbs), 95.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,431 86.4 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 222 13.4 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 16,071 12.4 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 228 0.2 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Banks (State Suburbs), 86.4% were separate houses, 13.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 0.3 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 42 2.5 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 979 59.0 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 613 36.9 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 17 1.0 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Banks (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 2.5% had 2 bedrooms and 59.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 260 15.7 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,056 63.7 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 319 19.3 39,592 30.6 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.2 816 0.6 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 19 1.1 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Banks (State Suburbs), 15.7% were owned outright, 63.7% were owned with a mortgage and 19.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 1,348 81.4 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 272 16.4 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 37 2.2 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In Banks (State Suburbs), of all households, 81.4% were family households, 16.4% were single person households and 2.2% were group households.

Household income Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 8.2 -- 12.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 21.1 -- 23.7 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Banks (State Suburbs), 8.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 21.1% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 370 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 8.0 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.3 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.7 -- 7.8 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 36 2.2 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 495 29.9 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 739 44.6 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 353 21.3 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 33 2.0 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In Banks (State Suburbs), 29.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 44.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 21.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 127 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 64 50.4 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 63 49.6 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 16 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Banks (State Suburbs), there were 127 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 64 (or 50.4%) were male and 63 (or 49.6%) were female. The median age was 16 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,041 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Banks (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.5, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,041.

Mortgage and rent Banks % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 395 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,918 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In Banks (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $395 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,918.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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