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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | State Suburbs

Belconnen

Code SSC80007 (SSC)
People 4,437
Male 2,275
Female 2,162
Median age 29
Families 927
Average children per family 1.4
All private dwellings 2,288
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $1,418
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,985
Median weekly rent $375
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 4,437 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,275 51.3 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,162 48.7 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 57 1.3 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,437 people in Belconnen (State Suburbs) of these 51.3% were male and 48.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 202 4.6 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 103 2.3 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 61 1.4 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 249 5.6 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 768 17.3 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 846 19.1 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 599 13.5 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 297 6.7 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 228 5.1 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 202 4.6 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 151 3.4 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 136 3.1 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 119 2.7 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 98 2.2 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 92 2.1 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 91 2.1 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 89 2.0 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 105 2.4 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 29 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Belconnen (State Suburbs) was 29 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 8.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,240 30.5 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 86 2.1 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 272 6.7 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 183 4.5 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,290 56.3 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Belconnen (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 30.5% were married and 8.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 36 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Belconnen (State Suburbs) was 36 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 985 31.1 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 486 15.3 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,701 53.6 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In Belconnen (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 31.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.3% were in a de facto marriage.

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

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Belconnen (State Suburbs) was 35 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 27 years.

Education Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 26 1.5 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 72 4.3 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 13 0.8 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 9 0.5 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 50 3.0 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 11 0.7 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 9 0.5 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 142 8.4 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 711 42.0 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 49 2.9 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 599 35.4 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,691 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In Belconnen (State Suburbs) 38.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 5.6% were in primary school, 4.1% in secondary school and 50.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 2,278 51.4 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,858 48.7 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 218 5.7 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 195 5.1 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,542 40.4 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Belconnen (State Suburbs), 40.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 48.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,701 65.9 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 580 22.5 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 139 5.4 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 160 6.2 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,580 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,580 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Belconnen (State Suburbs). Of these 65.9% were employed full time, 22.5% were employed part-time and 6.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 198 8.2 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 171 7.1 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 207 8.6 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 704 29.1 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 996 41.2 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Belconnen (State Suburbs), 8.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 30 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 26 -- 36 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Belconnen (State Suburbs) was 30 years and for people who were employed part-time was 26 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 833 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 1,743 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,418 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Belconnen (State Suburbs) was $833.

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

Unpaid work Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,808 69.0 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 588 14.5 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 287 7.0 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 713 17.5 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In Belconnen (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 69.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 14.5% provided care for children and 7.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,254 30.8 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,097 27.0 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 295 7.2 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 163 4.0 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Belconnen (State Suburbs), 27.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 557 60.0 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 192 20.7 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 142 15.3 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 37 4.0 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Belconnen (State Suburbs), 20.7% were couple families with children, 60.0% were couple families without children and 15.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.8 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.2 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In Belconnen (State Suburbs) 12.8% of single parents were male and 87.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,382 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,309 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Belconnen (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,309 and those without children was $2,382.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 263 34.9 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 22 2.9 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 117 15.5 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 124 16.5 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 34 4.5 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 125 16.6 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 35 4.6 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 33 4.4 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Belconnen (State Suburbs), of couple families, 34.9% had both partners employed full-time, 2.9% had both employed part-time and 15.5% 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 Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,914 92.9 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 147 7.1 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

In Belconnen (State Suburbs), 92.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.1% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 92 4.8 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 822 42.9 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,002 52.3 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 Belconnen (State Suburbs), 4.8% were separate houses, 42.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 52.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.2 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 342 17.9 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 995 52.0 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 519 27.1 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 34 1.8 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 22 1.1 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.1 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Belconnen (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 17.9% had 1 bedroom, 52.0% had 2 bedrooms and 27.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.1. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 249 13.0 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 400 20.9 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,167 60.9 39,592 30.6 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 68 3.5 816 0.6 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 33 1.7 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Belconnen (State Suburbs), 13.0% were owned outright, 20.9% were owned with a mortgage and 60.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 926 48.4 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 754 39.4 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 233 12.2 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In Belconnen (State Suburbs), of all households, 48.4% were family households, 39.4% were single person households and 12.2% were group households.

Household income Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.5 -- 12.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.7 -- 23.7 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Belconnen (State Suburbs), 19.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.7% 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 Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 375 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.3 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.7 -- 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 Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,985 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 267 13.9 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,101 57.4 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 425 22.2 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 85 4.4 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 39 2.0 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In Belconnen (State Suburbs), 57.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 22.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 4.4% 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 Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 57 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 30 52.6 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 27 47.4 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Belconnen (State Suburbs), there were 57 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 30 (or 52.6%) were male and 27 (or 47.4%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Belconnen % 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 650 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Belconnen (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $650.

Mortgage and rent Belconnen % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 200 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,921 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In Belconnen (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $200 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,921.

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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