Giralang Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Giralang (2617) is a suburb of Canberra, Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 8 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Giralang is in the federal electorate of Fraser.

In the 2011 census the population of Giralang was 3,304 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Giralang is 35 years of age.

74.0% of people living in the suburb of Giralang were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 2.6% China , 1.1% New Zealand, 1.0% Italy, 0.9% India, 0.7% Croatia, 0.7% Vietnam, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.6% Greece, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Korea, Republic of , 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Poland.

78.5% of people living in Giralang speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Mandarin, 1.9% Other, 1.8% Italian, 1.7% Greek, 1.3% Cantonese, 1.1% Vietnamese, 0.8% Croatian, 0.7% German.

The religious makeup of Giralang is 29.8% No religion, 25.2% Catholic, 14.2% Anglican, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Uniting Church, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Buddhism, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Pentecostal.

50.0% of people are married, 36.0% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 83 widowed people living in Giralang.

63.1% of the people living in Giralang over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.5% are working on a part time basis. Giralang has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Giralang are 26.7% Professionals, 20.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Managers, 13.4% Technicians & trades workers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 7.0% Sales workers, 4.8% Labourers, 2.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Giralang work in are 28.3% Public administration and safety, 11.7% Education and training, 9.0% Construction, 8.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.2% Health care and social assistance, 6.7% Retail trade, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 3.0% Other services, 2.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

33.9% of homes are fully owned, and 43.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $896 per week and the median household income is $1993 per week.

The median rent in Giralang is $390 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Giralang postcode 2617

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