Aranda Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Aranda (2614) is a suburb of Canberra, Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 6 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Aranda is in the federal electorate of Fraser.

In the 2011 census the population of Aranda was 2,483 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Aranda is 41 years of age.

69.8% of people living in the suburb of Aranda were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 1.7% United States of America, 1.6% China , 1.4% New Zealand, 1.1% India, 0.8% Germany, 0.8% Italy, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Canada, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% Japan, 0.4% Malaysia.

82.2% of people living in Aranda speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Other, 1.8% Mandarin, 1.0% Italian, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.6% French, 0.6% Hindi, 0.5% German, 0.5% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Aranda is 40.4% No religion, 17.6% Catholic, 13.5% Anglican, 12.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Lutheran.

51.0% of people are married, 33.6% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 120 widowed people living in Aranda.

59.8% of the people living in Aranda over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.6% are working on a part time basis. Aranda has an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Aranda are 41.9% Professionals, 19.3% Managers, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 5.9% Technicians & trades workers, 4.2% Sales workers, 2.7% Labourers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.0% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Aranda work in are 33.2% Public administration and safety, 17.2% Education and training, 13.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.7% Health care and social assistance, 4.6% Accommodation and food services, 4.2% Retail trade, 3.9% Construction, 2.4% Information media and telecommunications, 2.3% Arts and recreation services.

43.5% of homes are fully owned, and 33.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1047 per week and the median household income is $2312 per week.

The median rent in Aranda is $370 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Aranda postcode 2614

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