Fraser Electorate Demographics (ACT)

In the 2011 census the population of Fraser was 188,464 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the people in Fraser is 32 years of age.

68.7% of people living in the electorate of Fraser were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 2.8% China , 1.8% India, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.1% Vietnam, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.7% United States of America, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Korea, Republic of , 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Hong Kong .

74.1% of people living in Fraser speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Mandarin, 2.7% Other, 1.4% Vietnamese, 1.2% Cantonese, 0.9% Spanish, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Greek, 0.8% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Fraser is 30.4% No religion, 24.1% Catholic, 13.2% Anglican, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Uniting Church, 3.2% Buddhism, 2.5% Islam, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Hinduism.

45.3% of people are married, 41.4% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 5281 widowed people living in Fraser.

64.8% of the people living in Fraser over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.0% are working on a part time basis. Fraser has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Fraser are 30.8% Professionals, 18.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.9% Managers, 9.9% Technicians & trades workers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Sales workers, 4.8% Labourers, 2.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fraser work in are 32.6% Public administration and safety, 10.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.7% Education and training, 7.8% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Retail trade, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Construction, 3.0% Other services, 2.4% Administrative and support services.

25.6% of homes are fully owned, and 38.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $895 per week and the median household income is $1896 per week.

The median rent in Fraser is $385 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Fraser contains postcodes 2540, 2600, 2601, 2602, 2609, 2612, 2614, 2615, 2617, 2618, 2620, 2911, 2913, 2914 and includes the suburbs of Acton, Ainslie, Amaroo, Aranda, Belconnen, Bonner, Braddon, Bruce, Campbell, Casey, Charnwood, Cook, Crace, Dickson, Downer, Dunlop, Evatt, Florey, Flynn, Forde, Franklin, Fraser, Giralang, Hackett, Hall, Harrison, Hawker, Higgins, Holt, Jervis Bay, Kaleen, Kowen Forest, Latham, Lyneham, Macgregor, Macquarie, Mckellar, Melba, Mitchell, Ngunnawal, Nicholls, O'Connor, Page, Palmerston, Parkes, Pialligo, Reid, Scullin, Spence, Turner, Watson and Weetangera.