Deakin Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Deakin (2600) is a suburb of Canberra, Inner South, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 4 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Deakin is in the federal electorate of Canberra.

In the 2011 census the population of Deakin was 2,783 and is comprised of approximately 55.3% females and 44.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Deakin is 43 years of age.

72.0% of people living in the suburb of Deakin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.2% India, 1.1% United States of America, 1.0% Italy, 0.9% China , 0.9% Germany, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Israel, 0.5% Iraq, 0.5% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Poland.

83.3% of people living in Deakin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 1.4% Greek, 1.3% Italian, 0.8% Arabic, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.7% Croatian, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.6% German.

The religious makeup of Deakin is 29.8% No religion, 22.6% Catholic, 22.4% Anglican, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.8% Buddhism, 1.2% Baptist, 1.1% Islam.

54.6% of people are married, 29.4% have never married and 5.4% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 202 widowed people living in Deakin.

63.5% of the people living in Deakin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.8% are working on a part time basis. Deakin has an unemployment rate of 2.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Deakin are 41.9% Professionals, 19.9% Managers, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.2% Community & personal service workers, 5.9% Technicians & trades workers, 5.4% Sales workers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.7% Labourers, 1.1% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Deakin work in are 30.6% Public administration and safety, 16.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Education and training, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Retail trade, 3.9% Construction, 3.3% Other services, 3.2% Financial and insurance services.

44.6% of homes are fully owned, and 27.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1152 per week and the median household income is $2512 per week.

The median rent in Deakin is $450 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2632 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Deakin postcode 2600

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