Monash Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Monash was 5,423 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Monash is 39 years of age.

74.8% of people living in the suburb of Monash were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 1.9% India, 1.8% Sri Lanka, 1.2% Vietnam, 0.8% Germany, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% China , 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Croatia, 0.5% Lebanon, 0.4% Netherlands.

80.9% of people living in Monash speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Vietnamese, 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Tamil, 1.5% Arabic, 1.4% Other, 0.8% Spanish, 0.8% Serbian, 0.8% Hindi, 0.8% Italian.

The religious makeup of Monash is 29.5% Catholic, 23.3% No religion, 16.9% Anglican, 5.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 2.8% Hinduism, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Islam, 1.9% Buddhism.

52.7% of people are married, 31.3% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 252 widowed people living in Monash.

64.7% of the people living in Monash over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.4% are working on a part time basis. Monash has an unemployment rate of 2.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Monash are 23.4% Professionals, 22.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Managers, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Sales workers, 5.0% Labourers, 3.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Monash work in are 32.4% Public administration and safety, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.2% Retail trade, 7.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.4% Education and training, 7.4% Construction, 5.2% Accommodation and food services, 3.5% Other services, 3.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

33.9% of homes are fully owned, and 40.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $888 per week and the median household income is $1911 per week.

The median rent in Monash is $390 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1863 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Monash postcode 2904

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