Latham Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Latham (2615) is a suburb of Canberra, Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 11 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Latham is in the federal electorate of Fraser.

In the 2011 census the population of Latham was 3,602 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

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

77.5% of people living in the suburb of Latham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.9% China , 0.9% Italy, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% India, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Indonesia, 0.4% Poland.

84.3% of people living in Latham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 1.2% Italian, 1.1% Greek, 1.0% Spanish, 0.9% Mandarin, 0.7% Vietnamese, 0.7% German, 0.5% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Latham is 29.1% Catholic, 28.1% No religion, 16.5% Anglican, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.6% Lutheran, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox.

48.7% of people are married, 35.0% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 97 widowed people living in Latham.

63.3% of the people living in Latham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.8% are working on a part time basis. Latham has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Latham are 24.5% Professionals, 20.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.3% Managers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Sales workers, 5.3% Labourers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Latham work in are 27.4% Public administration and safety, 10.0% Construction, 9.9% Education and training, 9.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Retail trade, 5.2% Accommodation and food services, 3.5% Other services, 2.8% Manufacturing.

32.2% of homes are fully owned, and 45.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $860 per week and the median household income is $1720 per week.

The median rent in Latham is $351 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Latham postcode 2615

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