Curtin Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Curtin (2605) is a suburb of Canberra, Woden Valley, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 7 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Curtin is in the federal electorate of Canberra.

In the 2011 census the population of Curtin was 5,175 and is comprised of approximately 52.4% females and 47.6% males.

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

75.1% of people living in the suburb of Curtin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 1.5% India, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.9% Germany, 0.8% United States of America, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.5% China , 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.4% Indonesia, 0.4% Croatia, 0.3% Philippines.

85.6% of people living in Curtin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 1.0% Italian, 0.9% French, 0.9% German, 0.7% Greek, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.6% Spanish, 0.5% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Curtin is 32.1% No religion, 27.3% Catholic, 15.5% Anglican, 6.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Eastern Orthodox, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.2% Baptist.

51.5% of people are married, 32.1% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 268 widowed people living in Curtin.

63.6% of the people living in Curtin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.9% are working on a part time basis. Curtin has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Curtin are 37.9% Professionals, 19.3% Managers, 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Technicians & trades workers, 5.1% Sales workers, 3.9% Labourers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.2% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Curtin work in are 35.4% Public administration and safety, 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.6% Education and training, 6.7% Retail trade, 4.2% Accommodation and food services, 4.0% Construction, 2.7% Other services, 2.4% Information media and telecommunications.

40.6% of homes are fully owned, and 31.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1001 per week and the median household income is $2020 per week.

The median rent in Curtin is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2126 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Curtin postcode 2605

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