Kaleen Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Kaleen (2617) is a suburb of Canberra, Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 7 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Kaleen is in the federal electorate of Fraser.

In the 2011 census the population of Kaleen was 7,313 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kaleen is 37 years of age.

71.0% of people living in the suburb of Kaleen were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% China , 3.0% England, 1.6% Vietnam, 1.3% India, 1.1% Italy, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.9% Croatia, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Greece.

75.4% of people living in Kaleen speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Mandarin, 2.3% Other, 2.0% Vietnamese, 1.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Greek, 1.7% Italian, 1.3% Croatian, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.9% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Kaleen is 28.9% Catholic, 26.7% No religion, 13.3% Anglican, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 3.6% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Buddhism, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Baptist.

51.2% of people are married, 35.8% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 212 widowed people living in Kaleen.

61.1% of the people living in Kaleen over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.3% are working on a part time basis. Kaleen has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Kaleen are 27.0% Professionals, 20.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.6% Managers, 12.2% Technicians & trades workers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Sales workers, 6.2% Labourers, 2.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kaleen work in are 26.7% Public administration and safety, 11.0% Education and training, 10.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.0% Retail trade, 7.3% Construction, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 3.6% Other services, 2.9% Administrative and support services.

40.5% of homes are fully owned, and 34.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $804 per week and the median household income is $1948 per week.

The median rent in Kaleen is $405 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kaleen postcode 2617

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