Bonython Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Bonython (2905) is a suburb of Canberra, Tuggeranong, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 17 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Bonython is in the federal electorate of Canberra.

In the 2011 census the population of Bonython was 3,837 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bonython is 33 years of age.

72.9% of people living in the suburb of Bonython were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 1.8% India, 1.6% Vietnam, 1.4% China , 1.3% New Zealand, 1.0% Sri Lanka, 1.0% Laos, 0.8% Bangladesh, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Lebanon, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Poland.

76.8% of people living in Bonython speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Other, 2.2% Vietnamese, 1.6% Arabic, 1.4% Bengali, 1.3% Mandarin, 1.2% Cantonese, 1.0% Tamil, 0.9% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Bonython is 28.5% Catholic, 24.4% No religion, 14.5% Anglican, 5.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 3.8% Buddhism, 3.7% Islam, 2.7% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Hinduism.

46.5% of people are married, 36.9% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 93 widowed people living in Bonython.

67.6% of the people living in Bonython over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.8% are working on a part time basis. Bonython has an unemployment rate of 3.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Bonython are 23.5% Professionals, 22.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.9% Managers, 11.1% Technicians & trades workers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Sales workers, 5.6% Labourers, 2.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bonython work in are 37.3% Public administration and safety, 10.2% Retail trade, 8.2% Health care and social assistance, 6.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Construction, 5.9% Education and training, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 3.5% Other services, 3.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

23.5% of homes are fully owned, and 40.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $943 per week and the median household income is $1950 per week.

The median rent in Bonython is $390 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2104 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bonython postcode 2905

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