Hawker Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Hawker (2614) is a suburb of Canberra, Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 9 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Hawker is in the federal electorate of Fraser.

In the 2011 census the population of Hawker was 2,878 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hawker is 40 years of age.

69.7% of people living in the suburb of Hawker were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% England, 2.0% India, 1.8% China , 1.5% Bangladesh, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% Vietnam, 0.9% United States of America, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.8% Greece, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Pakistan.

79.4% of people living in Hawker speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Greek, 2.0% Other, 2.0% Mandarin, 1.6% Bengali, 1.2% Vietnamese, 1.1% Italian, 0.7% Other, 0.5% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Hawker is 29.5% No religion, 20.8% Catholic, 16.8% Anglican, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 3.3% Islam, 2.7% Eastern Orthodox, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Hinduism, 2.0% Christian, nfd.

56.0% of people are married, 31.0% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 82 widowed people living in Hawker.

62.4% of the people living in Hawker over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.1% are working on a part time basis. Hawker has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Hawker are 36.9% Professionals, 17.5% Managers, 16.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Technicians & trades workers, 6.4% Sales workers, 3.9% Labourers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.7% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Hawker work in are 29.6% Public administration and safety, 13.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.6% Education and training, 9.2% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Retail trade, 4.8% Construction, 4.8% Accommodation and food services, 2.2% Other services, 2.1% Financial and insurance services.

41.2% of homes are fully owned, and 32.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $955 per week and the median household income is $1844 per week.

The median rent in Hawker is $326 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2029 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hawker postcode 2614

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