Oxley Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Oxley (2903) is a suburb of Canberra, Tuggeranong, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 15 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Oxley is in the federal electorate of Canberra.

In the 2011 census the population of Oxley was 1,786 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Oxley is 35 years of age.

78.1% of people living in the suburb of Oxley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.4% India, 0.8% Laos, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.7% Spain, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Samoa, 0.5% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% China , 0.4% Cambodia, 0.4% Germany.

83.3% of people living in Oxley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Other, 1.2% Vietnamese, 1.0% Arabic, 0.9% Spanish, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.8% Italian, 0.8% Greek, 0.6% Tamil.

The religious makeup of Oxley is 30.7% Catholic, 24.0% No religion, 18.0% Anglican, 5.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.6% Buddhism, 2.0% Islam, 1.8% Pentecostal.

46.8% of people are married, 38.5% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 35 widowed people living in Oxley.

62.3% of the people living in Oxley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.1% are working on a part time basis. Oxley has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Oxley are 21.9% Professionals, 19.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.5% Managers, 13.0% Technicians & trades workers, 10.1% Sales workers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 5.2% Labourers, 3.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oxley work in are 28.7% Public administration and safety, 11.2% Retail trade, 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 7.4% Construction, 7.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Education and training, 4.5% Other services, 3.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

28.5% of homes are fully owned, and 40.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $837 per week and the median household income is $1923 per week.

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

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Oxley postcode 2903

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