Tharwa Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Tharwa (2620) is a suburb of Canberra, Tuggeranong, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 26 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Tharwa is in the federal electorate of Canberra.

In the 2011 census the population of Tharwa was 489 and is comprised of approximately 46.0% females and 54.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tharwa is 31 years of age.

80.3% of people living in the suburb of Tharwa were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 2.0% United States of America, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.0% Denmark, 1.0% Austria, 1.0% Korea, Republic of , 1.0% Singapore, 0.8% India, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland.

90.6% of people living in Tharwa speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% German, 1.2% Mandarin, 1.0% Other, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.8% Italian, 0.6% Hindi, 0.6% Bengali.

The religious makeup of Tharwa is 37.2% No religion, 21.9% Anglican, 18.2% Catholic, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Other religious affiliation , 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Uniting Church, 1.4% Hinduism, 1.2% Buddhism.

48.1% of people are married, 39.9% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Tharwa.

69.2% of the people living in Tharwa over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.8% are working on a part time basis. Tharwa has an unemployment rate of 0.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Tharwa are 20.2% Professionals, 19.9% Managers, 17.5% Community & personal service workers, 13.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Technicians & trades workers, 9.3% Labourers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.3% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Tharwa work in are 17.7% Public administration and safety, 17.0% Arts and recreation services, 12.7% Education and training, 9.0% Construction, 8.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.7% Health care and social assistance, 4.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.0% Accommodation and food services.

16.3% of homes are fully owned, and 30.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 48.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $886 per week and the median household income is $1822 per week.

The median rent in Tharwa is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tharwa postcode 2620

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