Belconnen Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Belconnen (2617) is a suburb of Canberra, Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 8 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Belconnen is in the federal electorate of Fraser.

In the 2011 census the population of Belconnen was 4,437 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Belconnen is 29 years of age.

51.3% of people living in the suburb of Belconnen were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.3% China , 3.8% India, 2.4% England, 1.6% Vietnam, 1.4% Philippines, 1.1% Saudi Arabia, 1.0% Korea, Republic of , 0.9% New Zealand, 0.9% United States of America, 0.8% Hong Kong , 0.8% Malaysia, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Pakistan, 0.6% Bangladesh.

57.0% of people living in Belconnen speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.6% Mandarin, 4.1% Other, 1.9% Vietnamese, 1.8% Cantonese, 1.6% Arabic, 1.5% Hindi, 1.0% Spanish, 1.0% Korean.

The religious makeup of Belconnen is 30.7% No religion, 17.9% Catholic, 15.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.6% Anglican, 5.6% Islam, 4.1% Buddhism, 3.6% Hinduism, 2.5% Uniting Church, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed.

30.4% of people are married, 56.3% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 185 widowed people living in Belconnen.

65.9% of the people living in Belconnen over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.4% are working on a part time basis. Belconnen has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Belconnen are 36.5% Professionals, 17.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Managers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Sales workers, 8.1% Technicians & trades workers, 4.7% Labourers, 1.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Belconnen work in are 30.9% Public administration and safety, 13.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.3% Retail trade, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 7.9% Education and training, 7.8% Health care and social assistance, 3.1% Construction, 2.5% Other services, 2.3% Information media and telecommunications.

13.0% of homes are fully owned, and 20.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 60.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $833 per week and the median household income is $1418 per week.

The median rent in Belconnen is $375 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1985 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Belconnen postcode 2617

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