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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | State Suburbs

Macgregor (ACT)

Code SSC80066 (SSC)
People 5,506
Male 2,722
Female 2,784
Median age 31
Families 1,574
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,133
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,898
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $390
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 Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 5,506 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,722 49.4 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,784 50.6 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 84 1.5 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,506 people in Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

Age Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 545 9.9 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 334 6.1 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 288 5.2 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 321 5.8 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 435 7.9 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 699 12.7 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 662 12.0 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 476 8.6 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 338 6.1 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 256 4.7 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 261 4.7 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 270 4.9 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 274 5.0 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 178 3.2 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 89 1.6 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 46 0.8 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 20 0.4 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 12 0.2 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 6.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,127 49.0 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 116 2.7 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 294 6.8 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 104 2.4 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,702 39.2 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.0% were married and 9.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 41 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 68 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,986 48.8 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 624 15.3 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,462 35.9 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 48.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 41 -- 48 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 30 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 95 6.3 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 290 19.1 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 96 6.3 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 22 1.4 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 225 14.8 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 72 4.7 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 17 1.1 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 161 10.6 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 302 19.9 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 41 2.7 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 198 13.0 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,519 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs) 27.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.8% were in primary school, 20.7% in secondary school and 30.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 4,059 73.7 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,651 31.4 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 416 7.9 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 333 6.3 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,865 54.4 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs), 54.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 31.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,284 68.6 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 743 22.3 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 180 5.4 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 122 3.7 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,329 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,329 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs). Of these 68.6% were employed full time, 22.3% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 227 7.1 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 229 7.1 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 290 9.0 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 820 25.6 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,468 45.8 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs), 7.1% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 34 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 34 -- 36 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs) was 34 years and for people who were employed part-time was 34 years.

Occupation Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 935 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 2,072 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,898 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs) was $935.

Travel to work, top responses Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,499 80.6 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,473 33.9 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 429 9.9 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 817 18.8 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 80.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.9% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,122 25.8 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,408 32.4 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 621 14.3 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 348 8.0 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs), 32.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 634 40.3 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 708 45.0 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 214 13.6 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 18 1.1 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs), 45.0% were couple families with children, 40.3% were couple families without children and 13.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.5 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.5 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs) 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,353 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,449 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,449 and those without children was $2,353.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 462 34.5 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 40 3.0 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 278 20.7 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 199 14.8 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 46 3.4 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 138 10.3 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 94 7.0 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 84 6.3 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 34.5% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 20.7% 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 Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,978 95.2 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 100 4.8 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

In Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs), 95.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,706 86.2 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 241 12.2 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 31 1.6 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 Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs), 86.2% were separate houses, 12.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 7 0.4 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 98 5.0 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,180 59.7 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 671 34.0 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 20 1.0 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.4% had 1 bedroom, 5.0% had 2 bedrooms and 59.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 391 19.8 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,225 62.0 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 336 17.0 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 22 1.1 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs), 19.8% were owned outright, 62.0% were owned with a mortgage and 17.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 1,537 77.7 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 349 17.7 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 91 4.6 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs), of all households, 77.7% were family households, 17.7% were single person households and 4.6% were group households.

Household income Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 6.8 -- 12.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 16.9 -- 23.7 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs), 6.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 16.9% 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 Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 390 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.1 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.9 -- 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 Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.7 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 18.3 -- 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 Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 48 2.4 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 640 32.4 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 903 45.7 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 353 17.9 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 33 1.7 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs), 32.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 17.9% 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 Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 82 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 50 61.0 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 32 39.0 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs), there were 82 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 50 (or 61.0%) were male and 32 (or 39.0%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Macgregor (ACT) % 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 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,799 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,799.

Mortgage and rent Macgregor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 450 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,448 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In Macgregor (ACT) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $450 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,448.

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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