Mawson Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Mawson (2607) is a suburb of Canberra, Woden Valley, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 10 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Mawson is in the federal electorate of Canberra.

In the 2011 census the population of Mawson was 2,920 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

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

64.9% of people living in the suburb of Mawson were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 3.2% India, 1.3% China , 1.3% Philippines, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.1% Sri Lanka, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Pakistan, 0.7% United States of America, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Thailand, 0.5% Indonesia.

74.4% of people living in Mawson speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Other, 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Mandarin, 1.3% Tamil, 1.1% Hindi, 1.0% Arabic, 1.0% Urdu, 1.0% Filipino , 0.9% Greek.

The religious makeup of Mawson is 26.1% No religion, 25.7% Catholic, 13.9% Anglican, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Hinduism, 3.6% Uniting Church, 3.5% Islam, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.8% Christian, nfd.

44.5% of people are married, 37.3% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 148 widowed people living in Mawson.

65.5% of the people living in Mawson over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.6% are working on a part time basis. Mawson has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Mawson are 30.7% Professionals, 18.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.0% Managers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Technicians & trades workers, 8.1% Sales workers, 4.5% Labourers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.4% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Mawson work in are 31.8% Public administration and safety, 13.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Retail trade, 8.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.7% Education and training, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Construction, 3.4% Other services, 2.2% Administrative and support services.

31.8% of homes are fully owned, and 27.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $893 per week and the median household income is $1554 per week.

The median rent in Mawson is $325 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mawson postcode 2607

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