Amaroo Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Amaroo (2914) is a suburb of Canberra, Gungahlin, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 12 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Amaroo is in the federal electorate of Fraser.

In the 2011 census the population of Amaroo was 5,569 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Amaroo is 32 years of age.

76.0% of people living in the suburb of Amaroo were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% England, 2.0% India, 1.4% China , 1.4% New Zealand, 1.0% Philippines, 0.9% Croatia, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Italy.

79.1% of people living in Amaroo speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Other, 2.0% Croatian, 1.8% Mandarin, 1.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Vietnamese, 1.1% Spanish, 0.9% Hindi, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.7% Italian.

The religious makeup of Amaroo is 32.3% Catholic, 23.6% No religion, 16.7% Anglican, 4.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Uniting Church, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Hinduism, 2.2% Buddhism, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Eastern Orthodox.

60.7% of people are married, 28.5% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 68 widowed people living in Amaroo.

67.8% of the people living in Amaroo over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.9% are working on a part time basis. Amaroo has an unemployment rate of 2.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Amaroo are 26.4% Professionals, 21.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 18.2% Managers, 9.8% Technicians & trades workers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Sales workers, 3.8% Labourers, 2.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Amaroo work in are 38.4% Public administration and safety, 8.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.0% Education and training, 7.2% Retail trade, 6.1% Health care and social assistance, 5.9% Construction, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 3.3% Other services, 2.7% Financial and insurance services.

16.5% of homes are fully owned, and 55.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1078 per week and the median household income is $2315 per week.

The median rent in Amaroo is $413 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Amaroo postcode 2914

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