Gowrie Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Gowrie (2904) is a suburb of Canberra, Tuggeranong, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 15 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Gowrie is in the federal electorate of Canberra.

In the 2011 census the population of Gowrie was 3,072 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

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

77.1% of people living in the suburb of Gowrie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 1.1% India, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.9% Italy, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Lebanon, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.4% Austria, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.4% China .

84.3% of people living in Gowrie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Other, 1.5% Arabic, 1.5% Italian, 0.6% Vietnamese, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% German, 0.4% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Gowrie is 34.3% Catholic, 22.9% No religion, 18.0% Anglican, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.5% Lutheran, 1.4% Baptist, 1.3% Islam.

53.3% of people are married, 31.4% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 85 widowed people living in Gowrie.

63.6% of the people living in Gowrie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.3% are working on a part time basis. Gowrie has an unemployment rate of 3.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Gowrie are 23.5% Professionals, 21.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.1% Managers, 12.0% Technicians & trades workers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.0% Sales workers, 4.4% Labourers, 3.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gowrie work in are 32.6% Public administration and safety, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 8.0% Retail trade, 7.9% Education and training, 7.7% Construction, 6.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.3% Accommodation and food services, 3.1% Manufacturing, 3.1% Other services.

34.9% of homes are fully owned, and 47.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $915 per week and the median household income is $2141 per week.

The median rent in Gowrie is $375 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1946 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gowrie postcode 2904

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