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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | State Suburbs

Reid (ACT)

Code SSC80087 (SSC)
People 1,583
Male 816
Female 767
Median age 39
Families 339
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 905
Average people per household 2
Median weekly household income $1,344
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,141
Median weekly rent $150
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 1,583 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 816 51.5 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 767 48.5 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 26 1.6 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,583 people in Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs) of these 51.5% were male and 48.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

Age Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 56 3.5 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 51 3.2 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 74 4.7 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 79 5.0 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 185 11.7 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 174 11.0 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 123 7.8 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 83 5.2 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 98 6.2 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 132 8.3 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 114 7.2 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 121 7.6 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 89 5.6 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 82 5.2 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 35 2.2 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 39 2.5 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 19 1.2 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 28 1.8 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 11.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 477 34.0 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 41 2.9 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 148 10.6 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 55 3.9 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 680 48.5 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 34.0% were married and 13.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 394 33.1 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 107 9.0 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 688 57.9 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 33.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 48 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 30 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 8 1.4 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 47 8.4 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 14 2.5 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 14 2.5 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 30 5.4 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 21 3.8 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 26 4.7 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 70 12.6 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 154 27.6 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 14 2.5 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 159 28.5 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 557 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs) 35.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 13.5% were in primary school, 13.6% in secondary school and 40.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 969 61.2 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 513 37.0 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 100 7.2 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 90 6.5 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 685 49.4 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs), 49.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 37.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 492 59.7 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 209 25.4 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 60 7.3 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 63 7.6 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 824 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 824 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs). Of these 59.7% were employed full time, 25.4% were employed part-time and 7.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 95 12.5 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 51 6.7 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 60 7.9 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 148 19.5 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 347 45.8 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs), 12.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 45.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 32 -- 36 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 32 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 870 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 2,508 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,344 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs) was $870.

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

Unpaid work Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,006 71.9 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 250 17.8 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 150 10.7 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 333 23.8 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 17.8% provided care for children and 10.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 367 26.2 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 405 28.9 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 159 11.3 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 77 5.5 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs), 28.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 153 45.1 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 107 31.6 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 70 20.6 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 9 2.7 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs), 31.6% were couple families with children, 45.1% were couple families without children and 20.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 24.0 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 76.0 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs) 24.0% of single parents were male and 76.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,451 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 4,237 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $4,237 and those without children was $2,451.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 67 25.7 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 2.3 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 45 17.2 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 42 16.1 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 5.4 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 47 18.0 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 17 6.5 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 23 8.8 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 25.7% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 17.2% 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 Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 704 90.0 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 78 10.0 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

In Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs), 90.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 10.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 246 35.0 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 72 10.3 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 381 54.3 16,071 12.4 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.4 228 0.2 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs), 35.0% were separate houses, 10.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 54.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 10 1.4 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 96 13.7 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 287 40.9 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 171 24.4 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 124 17.7 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 2.0 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 13.7% had 1 bedroom, 40.9% had 2 bedrooms and 24.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.5. The average household size was 2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 174 24.8 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 112 16.0 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 390 55.6 39,592 30.6 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 6 0.9 816 0.6 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 19 2.7 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs), 24.8% were owned outright, 16.0% were owned with a mortgage and 55.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 338 48.1 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 287 40.9 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 77 11.0 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs), of all households, 48.1% were family households, 40.9% were single person households and 11.0% were group households.

Household income Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 29.7 -- 12.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.6 -- 23.7 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs), 29.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 20.6% 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 Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 150 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 84.7 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 15.3 -- 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 Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,141 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.6 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.4 -- 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 Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 202 28.7 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 268 38.0 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 152 21.6 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 55 7.8 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 28 4.0 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs), 38.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 21.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.8% 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 Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 25 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 17 68.0 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 8 32.0 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 30 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs), there were 25 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 17 (or 68.0%) were male and 8 (or 32.0%) were female. The median age was 30 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Reid (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 2.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,112 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,112.

Mortgage and rent Reid (ACT) % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 105 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In Reid (ACT) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $105 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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