ACT Demographics and LocalStats

Australian Capital Territory is a territory of Australia. It's capital city is Canberra.

In the 2011 census the population of Australian Capital Territory was 357,222 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Australian Capital Territory is 34 years of age.

71.4% of people living in the state of Australian Capital Territory were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.8% China , 1.6% India, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% United States of America, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Sri Lanka.

77.8% of people living in Australian Capital Territory speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Other, 1.9% Mandarin, 1.1% Vietnamese, 1.0% Cantonese, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Spanish, 0.8% Greek, 0.7% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Australian Capital Territory is 28.9% No religion, 26.1% Catholic, 14.7% Anglican, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Uniting Church, 2.6% Buddhism, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Islam, 1.9% Eastern Orthodox.

47.3% of people are married, 38.3% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 11350 widowed people living in Australian Capital Territory.

65.0% of the people living in Australian Capital Territory over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.1% are working on a part time basis. Australian Capital Territory has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Australian Capital Territory are 29.6% Professionals, 19.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.8% Managers, 10.2% Technicians & trades workers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Sales workers, 4.7% Labourers, 2.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Australian Capital Territory work in are 32.7% Public administration and safety, 9.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.2% Health care and social assistance, 8.8% Education and training, 7.6% Retail trade, 6.1% Construction, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 3.2% Other services, 2.4% Administrative and support services.

28.4% of homes are fully owned, and 38.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $917 per week and the median household income is $1920 per week.

The median rent in Australian Capital Territory is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

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