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Australia | Australian Capital Territory | Statistical Area Level 3

Gungahlin

Code 80104 (SA3)
People 47,303
Male 23,346
Female 23,957
Median age 31
Families 12,929
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 17,648
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $2,176
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,300
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 47,303 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 23,346 49.4 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 23,957 50.6 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 578 1.2 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 47,303 people in Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.2% of the population.

Age Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 4,442 9.4 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 3,787 8.0 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 3,409 7.2 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 2,919 6.2 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 3,489 7.4 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 4,508 9.5 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 4,738 10.0 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 4,639 9.8 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 4,130 8.7 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 3,257 6.9 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,419 5.1 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,867 3.9 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,466 3.1 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 933 2.0 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 626 1.3 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 362 0.8 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 194 0.4 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 119 0.3 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 19,561 54.8 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 902 2.5 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 2,341 6.6 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 651 1.8 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 12,211 34.2 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3) aged 15 years and over, 54.8% were married and 9.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 41 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 45 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3) was 41 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 18,173 54.4 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 3,582 10.7 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 11,644 34.9 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.4% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 41 -- 48 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 30 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3) was 41 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 948 5.9 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 2,660 16.7 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,317 8.2 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 856 5.4 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 1,830 11.5 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 851 5.3 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 712 4.5 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,357 8.5 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3,179 19.9 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 391 2.4 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,863 11.7 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 15,964 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3) 33.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.3% were in primary school, 21.3% in secondary school and 28.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 31,957 67.6 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 18,142 40.0 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 3,245 7.2 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 2,591 5.7 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 21,391 47.1 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3), 47.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 19,165 69.1 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 6,013 21.7 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 1,706 6.2 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 850 3.1 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 27,734 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 27,734 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3). Of these 69.1% were employed full time, 21.7% were employed part-time and 3.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 2,148 8.0 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,712 6.4 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 2,157 8.0 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 6,519 24.2 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 12,643 47.0 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3), 8.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 35 -- 36 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

Occupation Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,019 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 2,355 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,176 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3) was $1,019.

Travel to work, top responses Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 28,149 78.9 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 12,525 35.1 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 3,314 9.3 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 5,969 16.7 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.9% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 35.1% provided care for children and 9.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 9,246 25.9 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 11,646 32.7 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 4,405 12.4 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,851 8.0 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3), 32.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.0% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 4,151 32.1 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 7,025 54.3 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 1,563 12.1 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 190 1.5 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3), 54.3% were couple families with children, 32.1% were couple families without children and 12.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.8 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.2 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3) 17.8% of single parents were male and 82.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,566 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,967 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
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In Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,967 and those without children was $2,566.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 4,081 36.5 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 261 2.3 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 2,391 21.4 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,689 15.1 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 339 3.0 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 795 7.1 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 938 8.4 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 675 6.0 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3), of couple families, 36.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 21.4% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 15,987 93.2 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 1,161 6.8 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

In Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3), 93.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 11,453 71.6 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,916 24.5 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 602 3.8 16,071 12.4 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 16 0.1 228 0.2 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3), 71.6% were separate houses, 24.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 39 0.2 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 414 2.6 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,221 7.6 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 6,338 39.6 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 7,845 49.1 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 132 0.8 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3), of occupied private dwellings 2.6% had 1 bedroom, 7.6% had 2 bedrooms and 39.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 2,710 16.9 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 8,219 51.4 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 4,841 30.3 39,592 30.6 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 36 0.2 816 0.6 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 183 1.1 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3), 16.9% were owned outright, 51.4% were owned with a mortgage and 30.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 12,665 79.2 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,569 16.1 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 755 4.7 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3), of all households, 79.2% were family households, 16.1% were single person households and 4.7% were group households.

Household income Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 8.0 -- 12.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 26.5 -- 23.7 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3), 8.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 26.5% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — 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 Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 400 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.3 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.7 -- 8.0 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,300 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.4 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.6 -- 7.8 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (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. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 403 2.5 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 5,380 33.7 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 7,332 45.9 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 2,608 16.3 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 265 1.7 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3), 33.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 16.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 575 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 303 52.7 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 272 47.3 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3), there were 575 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 303 (or 52.7%) were male and 272 (or 47.3%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,877 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,877.

Mortgage and rent Gungahlin % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 350 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,383 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In Gungahlin (Statistical Area Level 3), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,383.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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