Charnwood Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Charnwood (2615) is a suburb of Canberra, Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 13 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Charnwood is in the federal electorate of Fraser.

In the 2011 census the population of Charnwood was 3,068 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Charnwood is 32 years of age.

74.1% of people living in the suburb of Charnwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% England, 1.8% Philippines, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.7% Finland, 0.7% Vietnam, 0.6% China , 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% India, 0.6% Chile, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Thailand, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Croatia, 0.5% Malaysia.

79.4% of people living in Charnwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.7% Other, 1.5% Spanish, 0.8% Arabic, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.8% Italian, 0.8% Filipino , 0.7% Cantonese, 0.7% Thai.

The religious makeup of Charnwood is 27.5% No religion, 25.7% Catholic, 15.4% Anglican, 10.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Buddhism, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.7% Other religious affiliation .

40.5% of people are married, 40.0% have never married and 11.1% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 94 widowed people living in Charnwood.

63.6% of the people living in Charnwood 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. Charnwood has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Charnwood are 20.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 18.6% Professionals, 15.6% Technicians & trades workers, 12.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Managers, 8.8% Labourers, 8.1% Sales workers, 5.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Charnwood work in are 22.3% Public administration and safety, 10.6% Construction, 10.1% Retail trade, 9.5% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Education and training, 7.6% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.6% Administrative and support services, 3.8% Other services.

20.8% of homes are fully owned, and 44.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $702 per week and the median household income is $1361 per week.

The median rent in Charnwood is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Charnwood postcode 2615

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