Griffith LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Griffith was 17,900 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Griffith is 35 years of age.

72.4% of people living in the region of Griffith were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.4% Italy, 4.1% India, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.2% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Fiji, 0.6% Turkey, 0.4% South Africa, 0.2% China .

70.9% of people living in Griffith speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.3% Italian, 6.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.5% Punjabi, 3.3% Other, 1.2% Samoan, 0.8% Other, 0.7% Turkish, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Griffith is 41.8% Catholic, 15.8% Anglican, 8.5% No religion, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.5% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.5% Other Religious Groups, 1.9% Islam, 1.5% Hinduism, 1.4% Christian, nfd.

51.4% of people are married, 32.0% have never married and 6.3% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 1011 widowed people living in Griffith.

59.8% of the people living in Griffith over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.0% are working on a part time basis. Griffith has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Griffith are 17.6% Labourers, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Managers, 13.4% Professionals, 12.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Sales workers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Griffith work in are 18.0% Manufacturing, 14.6% Retail trade, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.9% Construction, 6.6% Education and training, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 4.1% Other services.

33.2% of homes are fully owned, and 28.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $527 per week and the median household income is $1028 per week.

The median rent in Griffith is $190 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1582 per month.