Macquarie Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Macquarie (2614) is a suburb of Canberra, Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 7 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Macquarie is in the federal electorate of Fraser.

In the 2011 census the population of Macquarie was 2,556 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

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

68.2% of people living in the suburb of Macquarie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% China , 3.9% England, 1.7% Vietnam, 1.3% India, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% United States of America, 0.8% Italy, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Bangladesh, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Korea, Republic of , 0.5% Chile.

74.2% of people living in Macquarie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.3% Mandarin, 3.3% Other, 2.2% Vietnamese, 1.8% Spanish, 1.3% Cantonese, 0.9% Italian, 0.7% Sinhalese, 0.7% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Macquarie is 34.1% No religion, 22.4% Catholic, 12.7% Anglican, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Buddhism, 2.7% Uniting Church, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Islam, 1.9% Eastern Orthodox, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed.

43.9% of people are married, 39.3% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 114 widowed people living in Macquarie.

61.7% of the people living in Macquarie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.0% are working on a part time basis. Macquarie has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Macquarie are 34.5% Professionals, 15.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.6% Managers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Technicians & trades workers, 7.1% Sales workers, 5.1% Labourers, 2.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Macquarie work in are 29.3% Public administration and safety, 11.6% Education and training, 10.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Retail trade, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Construction, 2.9% Other services, 2.3% Arts and recreation services.

28.6% of homes are fully owned, and 29.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $786 per week and the median household income is $1535 per week.

The median rent in Macquarie is $335 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Macquarie postcode 2614

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