Fisher Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Fisher was 3,015 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fisher is 40 years of age.

76.2% of people living in the suburb of Fisher were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% England, 1.4% India, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.0% Germany, 1.0% China , 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Greece, 0.7% Thailand, 0.7% South Africa, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Nigeria, 0.4% Netherlands.

86.2% of people living in Fisher speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Other, 1.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Italian, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.9% Greek, 0.7% German, 0.5% Croatian, 0.5% Arabic, 0.5% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Fisher is 30.1% No religion, 26.8% Catholic, 15.6% Anglican, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Islam, 1.6% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Buddhism.

52.4% of people are married, 30.4% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 168 widowed people living in Fisher.

63.3% of the people living in Fisher over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.0% are working on a part time basis. Fisher has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Fisher are 30.2% Professionals, 20.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.5% Managers, 10.8% Technicians & trades workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Sales workers, 4.5% Labourers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.0% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Fisher work in are 35.0% Public administration and safety, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.0% Education and training, 6.8% Retail trade, 6.0% Construction, 4.8% Accommodation and food services, 2.7% Manufacturing, 2.5% Other services.

40.5% of homes are fully owned, and 34.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $891 per week and the median household income is $1645 per week.

The median rent in Fisher is $335 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2212 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fisher postcode 2611

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