City

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC80037
People 4,276
Male 49.9%
Female 50.1%
Median age 24
Families 521
Average children per family
for families with children 1.3
for all families 0.1
All private dwellings 1,620
Average people per household 1.8
Median weekly household income $2,222
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,200
Median weekly rent $500
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1

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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Male 2,132 49.9 195,739 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 2,141 50.1 201,653 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 31 0.7 6,508 1.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 4,276 people in City. Of these 49.9% were male and 50.1% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.7% of the population.

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Age City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Median age 24 -- 35 -- 38 --
0-4 years 70 1.6 26,795 6.7 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 19 0.4 25,451 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 15 0.4 22,235 5.6 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 622 14.6 24,507 6.2 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,421 33.2 31,430 7.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 717 16.8 32,488 8.2 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 435 10.2 33,631 8.5 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 214 5.0 30,193 7.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 126 2.9 28,216 7.1 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 142 3.3 26,556 6.7 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 113 2.6 24,433 6.1 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 115 2.7 22,357 5.6 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 103 2.4 19,144 4.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 70 1.6 17,285 4.3 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 40 0.9 12,168 3.1 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 17 0.4 8,519 2.1 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 10 0.2 5,839 1.5 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 25 0.6 6,158 1.5 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in City was 24 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 2.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 3.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Married 711 17.0 154,584 47.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 73 1.7 8,159 2.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 174 4.2 25,353 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 41 1.0 12,542 3.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 3,179 76.1 122,279 37.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in City aged 15 years and over, 17.0% were married and 5.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 470 25.7 135,703 48.1 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 433 23.7 32,501 11.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 926 50.6 113,732 40.3 7,024,973 41.9

In City, of people aged 15 years and over, 25.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 23.7% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Preschool 7 0.3 5,904 4.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 17 0.6 20,728 15.7 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 8,123 6.2 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 3 0.1 3,969 3.0 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 13 0.5 13,606 10.3 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 0 0.0 6,372 4.8 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 9 0.3 4,207 3.2 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 51 1.9 8,163 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 2,178 79.8 34,291 26.0 1,160,626 16.1
Other 25 0.9 3,165 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 427 15.6 23,127 17.6 1,707,023 23.7

In City 63.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 0.7% were in primary school, 0.8% in secondary school and 81.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 1,688 40.5 119,919 37.1 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 186 4.5 29,758 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 34 0.8 9,461 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 61 1.5 25,750 8.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 1,611 38.7 57,843 17.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 31 0.7 8,891 2.8 941,531 4.9
Year 10 32 0.8 22,621 7.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 140 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 30 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 26 0.6 14,566 4.5 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.1 1,151 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 431 10.4 24,951 7.7 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in City, 38.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 2.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 4.5% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Chinese 1,366 24.8 22,472 4.1 1,213,903 3.9
English 858 15.6 132,031 23.8 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 698 12.7 127,285 23.0 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 389 7.1 51,611 9.3 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 326 5.9 40,160 7.3 2,023,470 6.4

The most common ancestries in City were Chinese 24.8%, English 15.6%, Australian 12.7%, Irish 7.1% and Scottish 5.9%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in City (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Australia 1,745 41.0 270,033 68.0 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 922 21.6 11,351 2.9 509,555 2.2
Malaysia 106 2.5 2,437 0.6 138,364 0.6
England 100 2.3 12,757 3.2 907,570 3.9
India 96 2.3 10,414 2.6 455,389 1.9
Hong Kong (SAR of China) 95 2.2 1,680 0.4 86,886 0.4

In City, 41.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 21.6%, Malaysia 2.5%, England 2.3%, India 2.3% and Hong Kong (SAR of China) 2.2%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 2,405 56.3 133,304 33.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 208 4.9 29,113 7.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 200 4.7 23,121 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,061 24.8 187,955 47.3 11,070,538 47.3

In City, 24.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 56.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Australia 1,260 29.7 211,707 53.3 12,231,150 52.3
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1,027 24.2 14,581 3.7 704,658 3.0
England 148 3.5 21,368 5.4 1,403,096 6.0
India 129 3.0 14,481 3.6 616,939 2.6
Malaysia 121 2.8 2,825 0.7 156,829 0.7

In City, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 29.7%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 24.2%, England 3.5%, India 3.0% and Malaysia 2.8%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Australia 1,271 29.8 218,199 54.9 12,643,365 54.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 1,035 24.3 14,782 3.7 699,074 3.0
England 132 3.1 19,203 4.8 1,302,147 5.6
India 131 3.1 14,372 3.6 605,777 2.6
Malaysia 123 2.9 3,022 0.8 167,467 0.7

In City, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 29.8%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 24.3%, England 3.1%, India 3.1% and Malaysia 2.9%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 2,229 52.0 143,739 36.2 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 606 14.1 36,420 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Catholic 474 11.1 88,619 22.3 5,291,834 22.6
Buddhism 187 4.4 9,921 2.5 563,674 2.4
Anglican 178 4.2 42,734 10.8 3,101,185 13.3

The most common responses for religion in City were No Religion, so described 52.0%, Not stated 14.1%, Catholic 11.1%, Buddhism 4.4% and Anglican 4.2%. In City, No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (60.7%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Mandarin 978 23.1 12,408 3.1 596,711 2.5
Cantonese 179 4.2 3,853 1.0 280,943 1.2
Korean 85 2.0 2,370 0.6 108,997 0.5
Hindi 55 1.3 3,646 0.9 159,652 0.7
Arabic 42 1.0 3,040 0.8 321,728 1.4
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English only spoken at home 1,981 46.8 288,986 72.7 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 389 27.6 35,846 23.8 1,971,011 22.2

In City 46.8% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 23.1%, Cantonese 4.2%, Korean 2.0%, Hindi 1.3% and Arabic 1.0%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 1,218 54.2 137,058 63.5 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 562 25.0 57,064 26.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 189 8.4 11,506 5.3 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 280 12.4 10,205 4.7 787,452 6.9

There were 2,249 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in City. Of these 54.2% were employed full time, 25.0% were employed part-time and 12.4% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 287 14.6 20,602 10.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 172 8.7 16,499 8.0 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 108 5.5 19,962 9.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 345 17.5 46,946 22.8 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 868 44.0 90,110 43.8 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in City, 14.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Professionals 809 41.1 62,716 30.5 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 301 15.3 32,776 15.9 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 252 12.8 34,668 16.9 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 229 11.6 21,694 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 173 8.8 13,956 6.8 1,000,955 9.4
Technicians and Trades Workers 83 4.2 19,639 9.6 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 74 3.8 10,354 5.0 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 8 0.4 4,692 2.3 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in City included Professionals 41.1%, Managers 15.3%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.8%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.6%, Sales Workers 8.8%, Technicians and Trades Workers 4.2%, Labourers 3.8% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 0.4%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Central Government Administration 389 20.4 37,799 18.4 127,598 1.2
Higher Education 135 7.1 6,068 3.0 155,985 1.5
Defence 134 7.0 10,753 5.2 75,462 0.7
Cafes and Restaurants 122 6.4 5,203 2.5 253,385 2.4
Computer System Design and Related Services 84 4.4 6,009 2.9 162,884 1.5

Of the employed people in City, the most common responses for industry of employment included Central Government Administration 20.4%, Higher Education 7.1%, Defence 7.0%, Cafes and Restaurants 6.4% and Computer System Design and Related Services 4.4%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Personal 496 -- 998 -- 662 --
Family 3,085 -- 2,445 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,222 -- 2,070 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in City was $496.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Walked only 675 34.5 9,305 4.5 370,427 3.5
Car, as driver 587 30.0 130,776 63.6 6,574,571 61.5
Bus 192 9.8 12,226 5.9 323,201 3.0
Bicycle 76 3.9 5,366 2.6 107,756 1.0
Worked at home 55 2.8 6,307 3.1 503,582 4.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 213 10.8 14,676 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 660 33.6 146,503 71.2 7,305,271 68.4

In City, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Walked only 34.5%, Car, as driver 30.0%, Bus 9.8%, Bicycle 3.9% and Worked at home 2.8%. On the day, 10.8% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 33.6% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,691 64.5 246,674 76.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 257 6.2 93,275 28.9 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 172 4.1 36,947 11.4 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,197 28.7 75,109 23.3 3,620,726 19.0

In City, of people aged 15 years and over, 64.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 6.2% provided care for children and 4.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 28.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 1,316 31.5 82,490 25.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 1,157 27.7 102,171 31.6 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 164 3.9 39,411 12.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 57 1.4 22,606 7.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in City, 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 3.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 1.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 393 75.9 38,438 37.7 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 78 15.1 48,008 47.1 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 36 6.9 14,129 13.8 959,543 15.8
Other family 11 2.1 1,461 1.4 102,559 1.7

Of the families in City, 15.1% were couple families with children, 75.9% were couple families without children and 6.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Male -- 35.3 -- 20.1 -- 18.2
Female -- 64.7 -- 79.9 -- 81.8

In City, 35.3% of single parents were male and 64.7% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 194 40.9 26,341 30.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 9 1.9 2,981 3.4 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 82 17.3 17,892 20.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 66 13.9 11,401 13.2 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 11 2.3 4,054 4.7 302,037 6.0
Both not working 35 7.4 13,020 15.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 29 6.1 5,516 6.4 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 48 10.1 5,231 6.1 311,381 6.2

In City, of couple families with children, 40.9% had both partners employed full-time, 1.9% had both employed part-time and 17.3% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,120 83.0 142,670 91.9 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 229 17.0 12,593 8.1 1,039,874 11.2

In City, 83.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 17.0% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Separate house 0 0.0 95,520 67.0 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 25,280 17.7 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,112 99.3 21,405 15.0 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 8 0.7 194 0.1 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in City, 0.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 99.3% were flats or apartments and 0.7% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 22 2.0 301 0.2 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 454 40.4 10,198 7.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 510 45.4 21,301 14.9 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 111 9.9 56,674 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 5 0.4 51,557 36.1 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 1.9 2,637 1.8 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 1.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.8 -- 2.5 -- 2.6 --

In City, of occupied private dwellings 40.4% had 1 bedroom, 45.4% had 2 bedrooms and 9.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 1.7. The average household size was 1.8 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Owned outright 127 11.3 38,555 27.0 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 210 18.7 54,832 38.4 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 760 67.5 45,346 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 4 0.4 952 0.7 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 25 2.2 2,984 2.1 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in City, 11.3% were owned outright, 18.7% were owned with a mortgage and 67.5% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Family households 519 46.5 100,308 70.3 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 453 40.6 35,413 24.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 145 13.0 6,938 4.9 354,917 4.3

In City, of all households, 46.5% were family households, 40.6% were single person households and 13.0% were group households.

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Household income City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 10.5 -- 11.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 32.1 -- 28.4 -- 16.4

In City, 10.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 32.1% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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Mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Median rent 500 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 80.9 -- 91.9 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 19.1 -- 8.1 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Mortgage monthly repayments City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,200 -- 2,058 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.9 -- 94.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.1 -- 5.5 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
None 223 19.9 7,832 5.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 644 57.4 53,025 37.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 217 19.3 55,714 39.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 20 1.8 22,580 15.8 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 18 1.6 3,513 2.5 285,197 3.4

In City, 57.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 19.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 1.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 56 5.0 11,440 8.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,039 92.9 128,278 89.9 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 24 2.1 2,941 2.1 221,494 2.7

In City, 92.9% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Male 13 41.9 3,267 50.2 322,171 49.6
Female 18 58.1 3,236 49.8 326,996 50.4
Median age 27 -- 23 -- 23 --

In City, 41.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 58.1% were female. The median age was 27 years.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 1.5 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1.2 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,083 -- 1,886 -- 1,203 --

In City, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.5 persons, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,083.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
City % City Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 455 -- 360 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 2,167 -- 1,660 --

In City, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $455 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.