Garran Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Garran was 3,198 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

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

66.0% of people living in the suburb of Garran were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 2.1% China , 2.1% India, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.4% Sri Lanka, 1.3% Philippines, 1.0% Germany, 0.8% United States of America, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Japan.

75.9% of people living in Garran speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Other, 2.7% Mandarin, 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Greek, 1.0% German, 0.8% Polish, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.8% Italian, 0.8% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Garran is 27.4% No religion, 26.6% Catholic, 15.0% Anglican, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Uniting Church, 3.3% Eastern Orthodox, 2.8% Islam, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Hinduism, 2.3% Buddhism.

52.8% of people are married, 31.3% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 179 widowed people living in Garran.

66.1% of the people living in Garran over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.8% are working on a part time basis. Garran has an unemployment rate of 2.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Garran are 41.7% Professionals, 18.2% Managers, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.7% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Technicians & trades workers, 5.0% Sales workers, 2.7% Labourers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 0.6% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Garran work in are 29.7% Public administration and safety, 22.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.7% Education and training, 5.7% Retail trade, 4.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.0% Construction, 2.7% Other services, 1.8% Financial and insurance services.

37.3% of homes are fully owned, and 27.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1064 per week and the median household income is $2368 per week.

The median rent in Garran is $440 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Garran postcode 2605

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