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O'Connor (ACT)

Code SSC80076 (SSC)
People 5,251
Male 2,538
Female 2,713
Median age 35
Families 1,264
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 2,362
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $1,982
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,422
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 5,251 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,538 48.3 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,713 51.7 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 45 0.9 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 5,251 people in O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.9% of the population.

Age O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 326 6.2 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 299 5.7 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 275 5.2 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 285 5.4 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 551 10.5 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 478 9.1 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 395 7.5 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 384 7.3 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 423 8.1 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 369 7.0 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 377 7.2 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 298 5.7 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 222 4.2 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 139 2.6 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 108 2.1 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 118 2.2 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 105 2.0 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 99 1.9 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 10.9% of the population.

Registered marital status O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,695 38.9 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 99 2.3 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 342 7.9 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 173 4.0 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,047 47.0 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 38.9% were married and 10.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 48 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 47 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,500 37.8 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 533 13.4 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,936 48.8 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 37.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 48 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 40 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 30 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 40 years.

Education O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 82 4.4 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 264 14.0 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 70 3.7 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 46 2.4 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 182 9.7 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 52 2.8 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 77 4.1 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 95 5.1 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 725 38.6 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 35 1.9 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 252 13.4 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,880 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs) 35.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 20.2% were in primary school, 16.5% in secondary school and 43.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 3,756 71.5 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,537 30.8 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 479 9.6 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 363 7.3 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,613 52.3 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs), 52.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,796 59.9 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 897 29.9 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 179 6.0 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 127 4.2 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,999 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,999 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs). Of these 59.9% were employed full time, 29.9% were employed part-time and 4.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 340 11.8 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 257 9.0 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 299 10.4 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 534 18.6 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,266 44.1 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs), 11.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 969 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 2,649 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,982 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs) was $969.

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

Unpaid work O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,591 82.5 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,132 26.0 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 459 10.5 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,236 28.4 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 82.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.0% provided care for children and 10.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,238 28.4 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,484 34.1 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 551 12.7 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 319 7.3 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs), 34.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 481 38.1 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 576 45.6 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 176 13.9 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 31 2.5 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs), 45.6% were couple families with children, 38.1% were couple families without children and 13.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.4 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.6 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs) 24.4% of single parents were male and 75.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 3,029 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,448 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,448 and those without children was $3,029.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 302 28.5 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 55 5.2 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 222 21.0 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 136 12.8 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 41 3.9 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 143 13.5 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 72 6.8 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 88 8.3 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 28.5% had both partners employed full-time, 5.2% had both employed part-time and 21.0% 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 O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,022 92.6 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 162 7.4 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

In O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs), 92.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,598 79.1 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 161 8.0 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 255 12.6 16,071 12.4 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.1 228 0.2 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs), 79.1% were separate houses, 8.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 12.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 13 0.6 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 198 9.8 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 339 16.8 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 910 45.0 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 532 26.3 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 29 1.4 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 9.8% had 1 bedroom, 16.8% had 2 bedrooms and 45.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 598 29.6 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 558 27.6 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 822 40.7 39,592 30.6 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.3 816 0.6 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 37 1.8 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs), 29.6% were owned outright, 27.6% were owned with a mortgage and 40.7% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 1,255 62.1 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 519 25.7 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 248 12.3 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs), of all households, 62.1% were family households, 25.7% were single person households and 12.3% were group households.

Household income O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.7 -- 12.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 28.2 -- 23.7 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs), 15.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 28.2% 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 O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.0 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.0 -- 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 O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,422 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.4 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.6 -- 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 O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 214 10.6 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 832 41.1 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 688 34.0 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 249 12.3 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 39 1.9 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs), 41.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 34.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.3% 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 O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 43 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 20 46.5 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 23 53.5 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs), there were 43 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 20 (or 46.5%) were male and 23 (or 53.5%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics O'Connor (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 2.2 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.2, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent O'Connor (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 436 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,725 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In O'Connor (ACT) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $436 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,725.

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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