Reid (ACT)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC80111
People 1,636
Male 54.5%
Female 45.5%
Median age 39
Families 326
Average children per family
for families with children 1.6
for all households (a) 0.3
All private dwellings 984
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $1,503
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,206
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2

(a) This label has been updated to more accurately reflect the Census concept shown in this data item. The data has not changed.

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People

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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
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Male 892 54.5 195,739 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 744 45.5 201,653 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 26 1.6 6,508 1.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 1,636 people in Reid (ACT). Of these 54.5% were male and 45.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.6% of the population.

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Age Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Median age 39 -- 35 -- 38 --
0-4 years 45 2.8 26,795 6.7 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 46 2.8 25,451 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 63 3.9 22,235 5.6 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 69 4.2 24,507 6.2 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 173 10.6 31,430 7.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 209 12.8 32,488 8.2 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 109 6.7 33,631 8.5 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 103 6.3 30,193 7.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 88 5.4 28,216 7.1 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 109 6.7 26,556 6.7 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 148 9.1 24,433 6.1 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 112 6.9 22,357 5.6 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 102 6.2 19,144 4.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 84 5.1 17,285 4.3 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 94 5.7 12,168 3.1 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 38 2.3 8,519 2.1 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 26 1.6 5,839 1.5 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 17 1.0 6,158 1.5 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Reid (ACT) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 9.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Married 492 33.3 154,584 47.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 48 3.2 8,159 2.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 141 9.5 25,353 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 55 3.7 12,542 3.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 741 50.2 122,279 37.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Reid (ACT) aged 15 years and over, 33.3% were married and 12.8% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 376 30.7 135,703 48.1 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 137 11.2 32,501 11.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 710 58.1 113,732 40.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Reid (ACT), of people aged 15 years and over, 30.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Preschool 14 2.4 5,904 4.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 38 6.5 20,728 15.7 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 5 0.9 8,123 6.2 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 17 2.9 3,969 3.0 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 32 5.5 13,606 10.3 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 9 1.5 6,372 4.8 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 34 5.8 4,207 3.2 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 50 8.6 8,163 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 182 31.3 34,291 26.0 1,160,626 16.1
Other 16 2.7 3,165 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 185 31.8 23,127 17.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Reid (ACT) 35.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 11.0% were in primary school, 11.9% in secondary school and 40.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 690 46.5 119,919 37.1 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 89 6.0 29,758 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 24 1.6 9,461 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 61 4.1 25,750 8.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 227 15.3 57,843 17.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 30 2.0 8,891 2.8 941,531 4.9
Year 10 79 5.3 22,621 7.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.2 140 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 30 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 53 3.6 14,566 4.5 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 9 0.6 1,151 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 189 12.7 24,951 7.7 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Reid (ACT), 15.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 5.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.0% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
English 556 24.5 132,031 23.8 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 459 20.2 127,285 23.0 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 229 10.1 51,611 9.3 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 199 8.8 40,160 7.3 2,023,470 6.4
Chinese 91 4.0 22,472 4.1 1,213,903 3.9

The most common ancestries in Reid (ACT) were English 24.5%, Australian 20.2%, Irish 10.1%, Scottish 8.8% and Chinese 4.0%.

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 Reid (ACT) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Australia 972 60.5 270,033 68.0 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 70 4.4 12,757 3.2 907,570 3.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 54 3.4 11,351 2.9 509,555 2.2
Vietnam 29 1.8 3,338 0.8 219,355 0.9
Malaysia 28 1.7 2,437 0.6 138,364 0.6
New Zealand 21 1.3 4,734 1.2 518,466 2.2

In Reid (ACT), 60.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 4.4%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.4%, Vietnam 1.8%, Malaysia 1.7% and New Zealand 1.3%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 559 34.0 133,304 33.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 106 6.5 29,113 7.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 91 5.5 23,121 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 696 42.4 187,955 47.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Reid (ACT), 42.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 34.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Australia 786 48.5 211,707 53.3 12,231,150 52.3
England 100 6.2 21,368 5.4 1,403,096 6.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 53 3.3 14,581 3.7 704,658 3.0
New Zealand 29 1.8 6,381 1.6 617,331 2.6
Vietnam 29 1.8 4,826 1.2 320,208 1.4

In Reid (ACT), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 48.5%, England 6.2%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.3%, New Zealand 1.8% and Vietnam 1.8%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Australia 811 50.1 218,199 54.9 12,643,365 54.0
England 84 5.2 19,203 4.8 1,302,147 5.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 55 3.4 14,782 3.7 699,074 3.0
Vietnam 31 1.9 5,095 1.3 335,060 1.4
New Zealand 28 1.7 6,065 1.5 608,329 2.6

In Reid (ACT), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 50.1%, England 5.2%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.4%, Vietnam 1.9% and New Zealand 1.7%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 676 41.5 143,739 36.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 237 14.5 88,619 22.3 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 234 14.4 36,420 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 198 12.1 42,734 10.8 3,101,185 13.3
Buddhism 54 3.3 9,921 2.5 563,674 2.4

The most common responses for religion in Reid (ACT) were No Religion, so described 41.5%, Catholic 14.5%, Not stated 14.4%, Anglican 12.1% and Buddhism 3.3%. In Reid (ACT), No Religion, so described was the largest religious group reported overall (47.9%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Mandarin 55 3.4 12,408 3.1 596,711 2.5
Vietnamese 27 1.7 4,216 1.1 277,400 1.2
Spanish 21 1.3 3,273 0.8 140,817 0.6
Korean 20 1.3 2,370 0.6 108,997 0.5
Cantonese 14 0.9 3,853 1.0 280,943 1.2
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English only spoken at home 1,106 69.2 288,986 72.7 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 184 21.5 35,846 23.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Reid (ACT) 69.2% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 3.4%, Vietnamese 1.7%, Spanish 1.3%, Korean 1.3% and Cantonese 0.9%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 524 60.2 137,058 63.5 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 233 26.8 57,064 26.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 43 4.9 11,506 5.3 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 71 8.2 10,205 4.7 787,452 6.9

There were 871 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Reid (ACT). Of these 60.2% were employed full time, 26.8% were employed part-time and 8.2% 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
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 96 12.0 20,602 10.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 64 8.0 16,499 8.0 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 72 9.0 19,962 9.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 177 22.1 46,946 22.8 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 348 43.4 90,110 43.8 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Reid (ACT), 12.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 43.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Professionals 319 39.9 62,716 30.5 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 123 15.4 32,776 15.9 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 115 14.4 34,668 16.9 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 65 8.1 21,694 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Labourers 55 6.9 10,354 5.0 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 45 5.6 13,956 6.8 1,000,955 9.4
Technicians and Trades Workers 41 5.1 19,639 9.6 1,447,414 13.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 9 1.1 4,692 2.3 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Reid (ACT) included Professionals 39.9%, Managers 15.4%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.4%, Community and Personal Service Workers 8.1%, Labourers 6.9%, Sales Workers 5.6%, Technicians and Trades Workers 5.1% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 1.1%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Central Government Administration 154 20.2 37,799 18.4 127,598 1.2
Defence 45 5.9 10,753 5.2 75,462 0.7
Cafes and Restaurants 39 5.1 5,203 2.5 253,385 2.4
State Government Administration 34 4.5 6,303 3.1 158,980 1.5
Higher Education 34 4.5 6,068 3.0 155,985 1.5

Of the employed people in Reid (ACT), the most common responses for industry of employment included Central Government Administration 20.2%, Defence 5.9%, Cafes and Restaurants 5.1%, State Government Administration 4.5% and Higher Education 4.5%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Personal 1,014 -- 998 -- 662 --
Family 2,759 -- 2,445 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,503 -- 2,070 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Reid (ACT) was $1,014.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 299 37.8 130,776 63.6 6,574,571 61.5
Walked only 205 25.9 9,305 4.5 370,427 3.5
Bus 58 7.3 12,226 5.9 323,201 3.0
Bicycle 58 7.3 5,366 2.6 107,756 1.0
Car, as passenger 39 4.9 12,320 6.0 489,922 4.6
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People who travelled to work by public transport 67 8.4 14,676 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 349 43.5 146,503 71.2 7,305,271 68.4

In Reid (ACT), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 37.8%, Walked only 25.9%, Bus 7.3%, Bicycle 7.3% and Car, as passenger 4.9%. On the day, 8.4% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 43.5% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,068 72.1 246,674 76.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 263 17.8 93,275 28.9 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 144 9.8 36,947 11.4 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 406 27.5 75,109 23.3 3,620,726 19.0

In Reid (ACT), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 17.8% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.5% 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
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 390 26.3 82,490 25.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 456 30.8 102,171 31.6 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 148 10.0 39,411 12.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 74 5.0 22,606 7.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Reid (ACT), 30.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 161 48.8 38,438 37.7 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 108 32.7 48,008 47.1 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 50 15.2 14,129 13.8 959,543 15.8
Other family 11 3.3 1,461 1.4 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Reid (ACT), 32.7% were couple families with children, 48.8% were couple families without children and 15.2% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Male -- 39.2 -- 20.1 -- 18.2
Female -- 60.8 -- 79.9 -- 81.8

In Reid (ACT), 39.2% of single parents were male and 60.8% 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
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 82 30.6 26,341 30.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 11 4.1 2,981 3.4 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 40 14.9 17,892 20.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 28 10.4 11,401 13.2 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 21 7.8 4,054 4.7 302,037 6.0
Both not working 49 18.3 13,020 15.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 10 3.7 5,516 6.4 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 27 10.1 5,231 6.1 311,381 6.2

In Reid (ACT), of couple families with children, 30.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.1% had both employed part-time and 14.9% 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

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 744 85.7 142,670 91.9 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 124 14.3 12,593 8.1 1,039,874 11.2

In Reid (ACT), 85.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.3% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Separate house 221 29.7 95,520 67.0 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 142 19.1 25,280 17.7 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 374 50.3 21,405 15.0 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 194 0.1 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Reid (ACT), 29.7% were separate houses, 19.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 50.3% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 14 1.9 301 0.2 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 148 19.9 10,198 7.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 262 35.2 21,301 14.9 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 180 24.2 56,674 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 120 16.1 51,557 36.1 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 21 2.8 2,637 1.8 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.4 -- 3.1 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.5 -- 2.6 --

In Reid (ACT), of occupied private dwellings 19.9% had 1 bedroom, 35.2% had 2 bedrooms and 24.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.4. The average household size was 1.9 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Owned outright 170 23.2 38,555 27.0 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 112 15.3 54,832 38.4 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 425 58.0 45,346 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 0 0.0 952 0.7 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 26 3.5 2,984 2.1 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Reid (ACT), 23.2% were owned outright, 15.3% were owned with a mortgage and 58.0% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Family households 326 44.1 100,308 70.3 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 341 46.1 35,413 24.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 72 9.7 6,938 4.9 354,917 4.3

In Reid (ACT), of all households, 44.1% were family households, 46.1% were single person households and 9.7% were group households.

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Household income Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 28.6 -- 11.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 24.3 -- 28.4 -- 16.4

In Reid (ACT), 28.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 24.3% 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 Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Median rent 320 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.6 -- 91.9 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 17.4 -- 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 Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,206 -- 2,058 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.1 -- 94.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 2.9 -- 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 Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
None 165 22.1 7,832 5.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 336 45.0 53,025 37.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 163 21.8 55,714 39.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 53 7.1 22,580 15.8 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 30 4.0 3,513 2.5 285,197 3.4

In Reid (ACT), 45.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 21.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 113 15.2 11,440 8.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 604 81.3 128,278 89.9 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 26 3.5 2,941 2.1 221,494 2.7

In Reid (ACT), 81.3% 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.
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Male 14 70.0 3,267 50.2 322,171 49.6
Female 6 30.0 3,236 49.8 326,996 50.4
Median age 35 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Reid (ACT), 70.0% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 30.0% were female. The median age was 35 years.

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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
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 1.2 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.8 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 474 -- 1,886 -- 1,203 --

In Reid (ACT), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.2 persons, with 0.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $474.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Reid (ACT) % Reid (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 120 -- 360 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 2,167 -- 1,660 --

In Reid (ACT), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $120 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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.