Stirling Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Stirling (2611) is a suburb of Canberra, Weston Creek, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 10 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Stirling is in the federal electorate of Canberra.

In the 2011 census the population of Stirling was 2,085 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Stirling is 41 years of age.

70.5% of people living in the suburb of Stirling were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 1.9% Italy, 1.6% China , 1.5% India, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.3% Malaysia, 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% Croatia, 1.0% Indonesia, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Austria, 0.6% Korea, Republic of , 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% United States of America.

78.0% of people living in Stirling speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Other, 2.0% Mandarin, 1.9% Italian, 1.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Croatian, 1.2% French, 1.1% German, 1.0% Other , 0.9% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Stirling is 30.2% Catholic, 24.9% No religion, 15.2% Anglican, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 2.6% Islam, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Buddhism, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Hinduism.

54.2% of people are married, 29.1% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 98 widowed people living in Stirling.

60.0% of the people living in Stirling over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.3% are working on a part time basis. Stirling has an unemployment rate of 3.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Stirling are 28.1% Professionals, 21.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Managers, 10.3% Technicians & trades workers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 6.1% Labourers, 5.9% Sales workers, 3.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Stirling work in are 33.3% Public administration and safety, 9.2% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.8% Education and training, 6.8% Construction, 6.3% Retail trade, 4.1% Accommodation and food services, 3.1% Administrative and support services, 2.5% Inadequately described/Not stated.

40.6% of homes are fully owned, and 30.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $834 per week and the median household income is $1750 per week.

The median rent in Stirling is $385 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2197 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Stirling postcode 2611

  • Qpzm LocalStats Australian Capital Territory Suburb of the Day: Farrer 2607 -> Canberra -> Australian Capital Territory