Cook Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Cook was 2,901 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cook is 39 years of age.

70.2% of people living in the suburb of Cook were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 2.4% China , 1.1% New Zealand, 1.1% Germany, 1.1% United States of America, 1.0% India, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Japan, 0.5% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Indonesia, 0.5% Chile, 0.5% Russian Federation, 0.4% Scotland.

81.3% of people living in Cook speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Mandarin, 2.0% Other, 1.1% German, 1.0% Italian, 0.9% Spanish, 0.9% French, 0.8% Russian, 0.8% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Cook is 41.5% No religion, 18.5% Catholic, 12.8% Anglican, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Uniting Church, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Buddhism, 1.8% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Other religious affiliation .

44.7% of people are married, 36.8% have never married and 10.8% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 110 widowed people living in Cook.

61.8% of the people living in Cook over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.8% are working on a part time basis. Cook has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Cook are 42.0% Professionals, 16.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.4% Managers, 7.2% Technicians & trades workers, 6.9% Sales workers, 6.0% Community & personal service workers, 2.6% Labourers, 1.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cook work in are 33.1% Public administration and safety, 15.5% Education and training, 11.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.2% Health care and social assistance, 6.5% Retail trade, 3.7% Construction, 3.0% Accommodation and food services, 2.8% Administrative and support services, 2.7% Information media and telecommunications.

38.2% of homes are fully owned, and 30.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $987 per week and the median household income is $1763 per week.

The median rent in Cook is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cook postcode 2614

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