Banks Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Banks (2906) is a suburb of Canberra, Tuggeranong, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 21 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Banks is in the federal electorate of Canberra.

In the 2011 census the population of Banks was 5,060 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

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

77.1% of people living in the suburb of Banks were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 1.0% Philippines, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.9% Laos, 0.8% India, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Spain, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% China .

82.3% of people living in Banks speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.7% Other, 1.0% Spanish, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.7% Urdu, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.6% Italian, 0.6% Croatian, 0.5% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Banks is 30.5% Catholic, 23.2% No religion, 18.2% Anglican, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Buddhism, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Uniting Church, 1.9% Islam, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Pentecostal.

50.1% of people are married, 34.9% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 87 widowed people living in Banks.

69.0% of the people living in Banks over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.8% are working on a part time basis. Banks has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Banks are 22.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 19.0% Professionals, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Managers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Sales workers, 6.9% Labourers, 4.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Banks work in are 34.3% Public administration and safety, 9.5% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Retail trade, 7.8% Construction, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Education and training, 4.2% Other services, 3.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

15.7% of homes are fully owned, and 63.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $948 per week and the median household income is $1964 per week.

The median rent in Banks is $370 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Banks postcode 2906

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