Calwell Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Calwell was 5,833 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

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

80.2% of people living in the suburb of Calwell were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% India, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Laos, 0.5% China , 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Spain, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Lebanon.

85.7% of people living in Calwell speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Other, 1.1% Spanish, 0.8% Arabic, 0.6% Italian, 0.6% Vietnamese, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.4% Polish.

The religious makeup of Calwell is 31.9% Catholic, 25.1% No religion, 16.8% Anglican, 5.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Buddhism, 1.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Islam.

49.0% of people are married, 36.5% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 99 widowed people living in Calwell.

66.7% of the people living in Calwell over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.3% are working on a part time basis. Calwell has an unemployment rate of 2.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Calwell are 22.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 21.2% Professionals, 14.3% Managers, 12.9% Technicians & trades workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 5.2% Labourers, 3.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Calwell work in are 33.2% Public administration and safety, 9.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Retail trade, 7.7% Construction, 7.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.9% Education and training, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 3.1% Other services, 2.7% Manufacturing.

24.7% of homes are fully owned, and 53.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $942 per week and the median household income is $2093 per week.

The median rent in Calwell is $378 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1952 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Calwell postcode 2905

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