Pearce Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Pearce was 2,543 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

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

71.8% of people living in the suburb of Pearce were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 1.8% India, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.9% China , 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Korea, Republic of , 0.5% Croatia, 0.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.5% Thailand.

80.3% of people living in Pearce speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Other, 2.1% Italian, 1.7% Greek, 1.1% Hindi, 1.0% French, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.6% Other.

The religious makeup of Pearce is 34.1% Catholic, 25.5% No religion, 14.7% Anglican, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Eastern Orthodox, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Hinduism, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Other religious affiliation .

50.0% of people are married, 32.3% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 119 widowed people living in Pearce.

63.8% of the people living in Pearce over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.0% are working on a part time basis. Pearce has an unemployment rate of 2.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Pearce are 31.9% Professionals, 18.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 18.2% Managers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Technicians & trades workers, 6.2% Sales workers, 4.1% Labourers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.4% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Pearce work in are 32.6% Public administration and safety, 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.4% Education and training, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Retail trade, 5.6% Construction, 3.0% Other services, 2.7% Manufacturing.

40.1% of homes are fully owned, and 29.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $923 per week and the median household income is $1816 per week.

The median rent in Pearce is $370 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Pearce postcode 2607

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