Griffith Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Griffith (2603) is a suburb of Canberra, Inner South, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 5 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Griffith is in the federal electorate of Canberra.

In the 2011 census the population of Griffith was 3,900 and is comprised of approximately 48.4% females and 51.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Griffith is 38 years of age.

70.9% of people living in the suburb of Griffith were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.3% India, 1.0% Italy, 0.9% China , 0.9% United States of America, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Korea, Republic of , 0.6% Malaysia, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.5% France, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Japan.

79.3% of people living in Griffith speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Italian, 1.6% French, 1.3% Other, 1.1% Mandarin, 1.0% Cantonese, 0.9% Spanish, 0.7% Greek, 0.6% Polish.

The religious makeup of Griffith is 32.6% No religion, 24.4% Catholic, 16.2% Anglican, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.3% Eastern Orthodox, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.3% Hinduism.

42.6% of people are married, 42.9% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 150 widowed people living in Griffith.

68.6% of the people living in Griffith over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.2% are working on a part time basis. Griffith has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Griffith are 39.4% Professionals, 21.0% Managers, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 5.6% Technicians & trades workers, 4.5% Sales workers, 2.8% Labourers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.0% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Griffith work in are 38.6% Public administration and safety, 13.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.5% Health care and social assistance, 6.9% Education and training, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Retail trade, 3.9% Construction, 2.9% Other services, 2.3% Administrative and support services.

26.4% of homes are fully owned, and 25.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 45.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1172 per week and the median household income is $2182 per week.

The median rent in Griffith is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Griffith postcode 2603

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