Weetangera Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Weetangera (2614) is a suburb of Canberra, Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 8 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Weetangera is in the federal electorate of Fraser.

In the 2011 census the population of Weetangera was 2,608 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

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

73.4% of people living in the suburb of Weetangera were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 1.6% Italy, 1.4% United States of America, 1.3% Greece, 1.2% China , 1.2% New Zealand, 0.9% India, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.5% Pakistan, 0.5% Indonesia, 0.4% Zimbabwe.

83.2% of people living in Weetangera speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Greek, 2.0% Italian, 1.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Cantonese, 1.1% Mandarin, 1.1% Other, 0.7% French, 0.5% German, 0.5% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Weetangera is 31.1% No religion, 25.0% Catholic, 16.6% Anglican, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 3.4% Eastern Orthodox, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Islam, 1.4% Buddhism.

61.7% of people are married, 27.6% have never married and 4.4% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 90 widowed people living in Weetangera.

61.0% of the people living in Weetangera over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.5% are working on a part time basis. Weetangera has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Weetangera are 37.0% Professionals, 18.9% Managers, 17.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.0% Technicians & trades workers, 7.4% Community & personal service workers, 5.7% Sales workers, 2.9% Labourers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.3% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Weetangera work in are 29.4% Public administration and safety, 14.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 14.1% Education and training, 8.6% Health care and social assistance, 6.4% Retail trade, 4.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Construction, 2.7% Financial and insurance services, 2.4% Administrative and support services.

48.1% of homes are fully owned, and 36.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1012 per week and the median household income is $2446 per week.

The median rent in Weetangera is $438 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2329 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Weetangera postcode 2614

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