Turner Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Turner (2612) is a suburb of Canberra, Inner North, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 2 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Turner is in the federal electorate of Fraser.

In the 2011 census the population of Turner was 3,595 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Turner is 30 years of age.

61.6% of people living in the suburb of Turner were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% England, 2.9% China , 1.6% India, 1.3% Malaysia, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.2% Korea, Republic of , 1.1% Vietnam, 1.0% Hong Kong , 0.9% United States of America, 0.7% Burma , 0.7% Singapore, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Thailand, 0.6% Italy.

70.6% of people living in Turner speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.3% Other, 3.0% Mandarin, 1.6% Cantonese, 1.3% Vietnamese, 1.1% Spanish, 0.9% Korean, 0.9% Hindi, 0.7% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Turner is 39.6% No religion, 18.4% Catholic, 12.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.4% Anglican, 2.9% Buddhism, 2.5% Uniting Church, 2.1% Islam, 1.8% Eastern Orthodox, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Hinduism.

28.9% of people are married, 58.4% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 77 widowed people living in Turner.

71.9% of the people living in Turner over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.5% are working on a part time basis. Turner has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Turner are 45.0% Professionals, 17.4% Managers, 15.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.2% Community & personal service workers, 5.2% Technicians & trades workers, 3.8% Sales workers, 3.1% Labourers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 0.6% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Turner work in are 41.9% Public administration and safety, 14.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.9% Education and training, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Health care and social assistance, 4.7% Retail trade, 2.3% Construction, 2.3% Other services, 2.2% Administrative and support services.

15.2% of homes are fully owned, and 20.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 62.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1162 per week and the median household income is $1954 per week.

The median rent in Turner is $430 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2297 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Turner postcode 2612

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