Braddon Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Braddon (2612) is a suburb of Canberra, Inner North, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 1 km from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Braddon is in the federal electorate of Fraser.

In the 2011 census the population of Braddon was 4,558 and is comprised of approximately 46.9% females and 53.1% males.

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

53.6% of people living in the suburb of Braddon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% China , 3.1% England, 3.0% Vietnam, 2.2% India, 1.9% Malaysia, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.1% Korea, Republic of , 1.0% Pakistan, 0.9% Hong Kong , 0.8% Singapore, 0.7% United States of America, 0.7% Indonesia, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Canada.

61.3% of people living in Braddon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.1% Mandarin, 3.4% Vietnamese, 3.0% Other, 1.6% Cantonese, 1.3% Korean, 1.0% Arabic, 0.8% Spanish, 0.8% Other.

The religious makeup of Braddon is 39.9% No religion, 16.3% Catholic, 13.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.0% Anglican, 4.9% Buddhism, 3.4% Islam, 2.3% Hinduism, 2.0% Uniting Church, 1.6% Eastern Orthodox, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed.

22.8% of people are married, 67.0% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 69 widowed people living in Braddon.

68.5% of the people living in Braddon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.1% are working on a part time basis. Braddon has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Braddon are 41.5% Professionals, 16.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Managers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Technicians & trades workers, 5.5% Sales workers, 4.0% Labourers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 0.9% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Braddon work in are 43.4% Public administration and safety, 11.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.5% Education and training, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Retail trade, 4.8% Health care and social assistance, 3.0% Other services, 2.1% Administrative and support services, 2.1% Construction.

9.9% of homes are fully owned, and 18.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 66.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $972 per week and the median household income is $1679 per week.

The median rent in Braddon is $416 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Braddon postcode 2612

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