Franklin Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Franklin (2913) is a suburb of Canberra, Gungahlin, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 9 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Franklin is in the federal electorate of Fraser.

In the 2011 census the population of Franklin was 3,804 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Franklin is 28 years of age.

53.5% of people living in the suburb of Franklin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.8% China , 6.6% India, 2.7% Vietnam, 2.2% Sri Lanka, 2.0% Bangladesh, 1.7% Pakistan, 1.6% Korea, Republic of , 1.5% England, 1.2% United States of America, 1.1% Philippines, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Hong Kong , 0.8% Malaysia, 0.7% South Africa.

50.3% of people living in Franklin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Mandarin, 6.5% Other, 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.5% Cantonese, 3.1% Vietnamese, 2.7% Bengali, 2.7% Hindi, 2.4% Urdu, 2.0% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Franklin is 26.6% No religion, 22.1% Catholic, 8.8% Anglican, 8.5% Hinduism, 7.3% Islam, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.5% Buddhism, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.7% Eastern Orthodox.

54.2% of people are married, 38.7% have never married and 4.5% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in Franklin.

72.4% of the people living in Franklin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 18.8% are working on a part time basis. Franklin has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Franklin are 34.0% Professionals, 18.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Managers, 10.3% Technicians & trades workers, 7.7% Community & personal service workers, 5.8% Sales workers, 4.0% Labourers, 2.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.0% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Franklin work in are 35.8% Public administration and safety, 10.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.4% Health care and social assistance, 7.1% Retail trade, 6.7% Construction, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Education and training, 3.1% Other services, 2.1% Financial and insurance services.

6.1% of homes are fully owned, and 63.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1052 per week and the median household income is $2292 per week.

The median rent in Franklin is $428 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Franklin postcode 2913

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