Armidale LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Armidale was 22,468 and is comprised of approximately 52.6% females and 47.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Armidale is 34 years of age.

81.6% of people living in the region of Armidale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.1% China , 1.0% New Zealand, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% India, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Philippines.

87.7% of people living in Armidale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.9% Arabic, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.4% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Armidale is 26.3% Anglican, 22.6% Catholic, 21.5% No religion, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.8% Uniting Church, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Islam, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

41.1% of people are married, 42.0% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 1120 widowed people living in Armidale.

53.8% of the people living in Armidale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.7% are working on a part time basis. Armidale has an unemployment rate of 7.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Armidale are 25.6% Professionals, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Technicians & trades workers, 11.8% Managers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 11.2% Sales workers, 9.7% Labourers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Armidale work in are 21.3% Education and training, 13.5% Health care and social assistance, 12.8% Retail trade, 9.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Construction, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 3.7% Other services, 3.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

32.5% of homes are fully owned, and 27.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $488 per week and the median household income is $985 per week.

The median rent in Armidale is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1470 per month.