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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | State Suburbs

City

Code SSC80019 (SSC)
People 2,823
Male 1,466
Female 1,357
Median age 24
Families 343
Average children per family 1.3
All private dwellings 1,259
Average people per household 1.7
Median weekly household income $2,155
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,606
Median weekly rent $500
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 2,823 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,466 51.9 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,357 48.1 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.3 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,823 people in City (State Suburbs) of these 51.9% were male and 48.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 26 0.9 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 13 0.5 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 16 0.6 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 376 13.3 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,041 36.9 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 427 15.1 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 276 9.8 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 150 5.3 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 82 2.9 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 77 2.7 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 99 3.5 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 78 2.8 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 78 2.8 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 30 1.1 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 15 0.5 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 12 0.4 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 18 0.6 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 9 0.3 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 24 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in City (State Suburbs) was 24 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 2.0% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 2.8% of the population.

Registered marital status City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 525 19.0 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 42 1.5 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 106 3.8 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 20 0.7 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,076 75.0 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in City (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 19.0% were married and 5.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 42 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 50 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in City (State Suburbs) was 42 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 359 28.9 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 244 19.6 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 639 51.4 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In City (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 28.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 19.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 46 -- 48 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 28 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 30 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in City (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 28 years.

Education City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 12 0.7 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 10 0.6 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 0.2 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 0.2 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 7 0.4 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 0.2 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 3 0.2 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 32 1.8 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,361 76.3 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 23 1.3 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 326 18.3 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,783 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In City (State Suburbs) 63.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 0.9% were in primary school, 0.8% in secondary school and 78.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 1,095 38.8 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,560 62.4 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 129 5.2 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 88 3.5 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 723 28.9 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In City (State Suburbs), 28.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 62.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 875 54.8 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 453 28.4 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 64 4.0 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 205 12.8 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,597 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,597 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in City (State Suburbs). Of these 54.8% were employed full time, 28.4% were employed part-time and 12.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 277 19.9 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 96 6.9 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 81 5.8 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 239 17.2 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 637 45.8 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in City (State Suburbs), 19.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 31 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 22 -- 36 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in City (State Suburbs) was 31 years and for people who were employed part-time was 22 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 480 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 2,735 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,155 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in City (State Suburbs) was $480.

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

Unpaid work City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,753 63.3 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 164 5.9 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 111 4.0 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 593 21.4 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In City (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 5.9% provided care for children and 4.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 815 29.4 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 746 26.9 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 149 5.4 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 45 1.6 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in City (State Suburbs), 26.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 5.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 1.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 280 81.9 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 36 10.5 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 18 5.3 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 8 2.3 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in City (State Suburbs), 10.5% were couple families with children, 81.9% were couple families without children and 5.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 22.2 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 77.8 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In City (State Suburbs) 22.2% of single parents were male and 77.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 3,045 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,374 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In City (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,374 and those without children was $3,045.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 133 42.0 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 2.2 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 39 12.3 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 37 11.7 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 17 5.4 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 30 9.5 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 20 6.3 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 34 10.7 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In City (State Suburbs), of couple families, 42.0% had both partners employed full-time, 2.2% had both employed part-time and 12.3% 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 City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 800 78.8 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 215 21.2 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

In City (State Suburbs), 78.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 21.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 0 0.0 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 5 0.6 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 796 99.4 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 City (State Suburbs), 0.0% were separate houses, 0.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 99.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 31 3.9 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 321 40.1 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 355 44.4 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 82 10.2 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 7 0.9 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 0.5 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 1.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In City (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 40.1% had 1 bedroom, 44.4% had 2 bedrooms and 10.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 1.6. The average household size was 1.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 88 11.0 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 153 19.1 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 557 69.5 39,592 30.6 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 816 0.6 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 0.4 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in City (State Suburbs), 11.0% were owned outright, 19.1% were owned with a mortgage and 69.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 342 42.7 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 359 44.8 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 100 12.5 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In City (State Suburbs), of all households, 42.7% were family households, 44.8% were single person households and 12.5% were group households.

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

In City (State Suburbs), 12.9% 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 City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 500 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 71.5 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 28.5 -- 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 City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,606 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.8 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.2 -- 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 City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 195 24.3 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 440 54.9 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 138 17.2 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 18 2.2 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 11 1.4 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In City (State Suburbs), 54.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 17.2% had two registered motor vehicles and 2.2% 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 City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 9 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 6 66.7 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 33.3 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in City (State Suburbs), there were 9 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 6 (or 66.7%) were male and 3 (or 33.3%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics City % 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 2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,750 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In City (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,750.

Mortgage and rent City % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 430 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In City (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $430 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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