Chapman Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Chapman (2611) is a suburb of Canberra, Weston Creek, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 11 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Chapman is in the federal electorate of Canberra.

In the 2011 census the population of Chapman was 2,723 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Chapman is 44 years of age.

77.9% of people living in the suburb of Chapman were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% England, 1.4% Italy, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% United States of America, 0.8% India, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% China , 0.6% Greece, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Croatia, 0.4% Sri Lanka.

88.7% of people living in Chapman speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Greek, 1.5% Italian, 1.2% Mandarin, 1.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Croatian, 0.8% Other, 0.6% German, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Chapman is 30.3% Catholic, 27.5% No religion, 18.6% Anglican, 4.8% Uniting Church, 4.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Eastern Orthodox, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

63.0% of people are married, 26.3% have never married and 5.7% are divorced and 1.1% are separated. There are 87 widowed people living in Chapman.

59.7% of the people living in Chapman over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Chapman has an unemployment rate of 2.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Chapman are 35.7% Professionals, 19.8% Managers, 16.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Sales workers, 6.3% Technicians & trades workers, 3.2% Labourers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 0.9% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Chapman work in are 31.5% Public administration and safety, 12.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Education and training, 8.4% Retail trade, 4.5% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Construction, 3.1% Other services, 2.0% Financial and insurance services.

48.5% of homes are fully owned, and 39.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1029 per week and the median household income is $2595 per week.

The median rent in Chapman is $455 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Chapman postcode 2611

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