Weston Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Weston was 3,254 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Weston is 43 years of age.

74.6% of people living in the suburb of Weston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 1.3% Scotland, 1.1% Germany, 1.0% China , 0.9% New Zealand, 0.6% India, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Poland, 0.4% Greece, 0.4% Philippines.

84.1% of people living in Weston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 1.1% German, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.8% French, 0.8% Spanish, 0.8% Italian, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.6% Greek.

The religious makeup of Weston is 30.4% No religion, 26.2% Catholic, 15.8% Anglican, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Islam, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.2% Eastern Orthodox.

50.0% of people are married, 28.0% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 239 widowed people living in Weston.

61.3% of the people living in Weston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.1% are working on a part time basis. Weston has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Weston are 33.9% Professionals, 18.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.4% Managers, 8.9% Technicians & trades workers, 8.7% Community & personal service workers, 5.9% Sales workers, 3.3% Labourers, 2.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Weston work in are 35.8% Public administration and safety, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.0% Education and training, 6.1% Retail trade, 5.0% Construction, 4.0% Accommodation and food services, 3.0% Other services, 2.8% Administrative and support services.

38.0% of homes are fully owned, and 34.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $895 per week and the median household income is $1777 per week.

The median rent in Weston is $361 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Weston postcode 2611

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