Chisholm Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Chisholm (2905) is a suburb of Canberra, Tuggeranong, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 16 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Chisholm is in the federal electorate of Canberra.

In the 2011 census the population of Chisholm was 5,238 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

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

81.7% of people living in the suburb of Chisholm were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Philippines, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% India, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Laos, 0.3% Poland.

88.6% of people living in Chisholm speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Other, 1.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Arabic, 0.6% Vietnamese, 0.6% Italian, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.5% Croatian, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Greek.

The religious makeup of Chisholm is 31.8% Catholic, 25.0% No religion, 17.8% Anglican, 5.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Uniting Church, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Buddhism, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.4% Islam.

48.0% of people are married, 37.5% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 118 widowed people living in Chisholm.

65.4% of the people living in Chisholm over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.2% are working on a part time basis. Chisholm has an unemployment rate of 3.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Chisholm are 22.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 18.5% Professionals, 14.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Managers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 6.3% Labourers, 4.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Chisholm work in are 29.0% Public administration and safety, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Construction, 9.5% Retail trade, 6.4% Education and training, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.2% Accommodation and food services, 3.9% Other services, 3.4% Manufacturing.

24.1% of homes are fully owned, and 53.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $850 per week and the median household income is $1958 per week.

The median rent in Chisholm is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Chisholm postcode 2905

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