Wanniassa Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Wanniassa (2903) is a suburb of Canberra, Tuggeranong, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 14 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Wanniassa is in the federal electorate of Canberra.

In the 2011 census the population of Wanniassa was 7,785 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wanniassa is 37 years of age.

76.9% of people living in the suburb of Wanniassa were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.9% India, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% Italy, 0.6% China , 0.6% Germany, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.4% Spain, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Indonesia, 0.3% Greece.

85.3% of people living in Wanniassa speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Other, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Greek, 0.8% Spanish, 0.6% Arabic, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.4% Croatian, 0.4% French.

The religious makeup of Wanniassa is 28.4% Catholic, 27.7% No religion, 17.2% Anglican, 5.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Uniting Church, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Eastern Orthodox, 1.7% Islam, 1.6% Buddhism.

50.8% of people are married, 33.5% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 241 widowed people living in Wanniassa.

64.5% of the people living in Wanniassa over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.2% are working on a part time basis. Wanniassa has an unemployment rate of 3.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Wanniassa are 25.8% Professionals, 19.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Managers, 11.6% Technicians & trades workers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Sales workers, 5.1% Labourers, 3.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wanniassa work in are 29.8% Public administration and safety, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Retail trade, 8.6% Education and training, 8.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.6% Construction, 5.2% Accommodation and food services, 3.2% Other services, 3.2% Manufacturing.

32.7% of homes are fully owned, and 41.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $863 per week and the median household income is $1896 per week.

The median rent in Wanniassa is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wanniassa postcode 2903

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