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Giralang

Code SSC80041 (SSC)
People 3,304
Male 1,656
Female 1,648
Median age 35
Families 907
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 1,274
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,993
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $390
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 3,304 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,656 50.1 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,648 49.9 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 46 1.4 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 3,304 people in Giralang (State Suburbs) of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.4% of the population.

Age Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 243 7.4 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 201 6.1 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 147 4.5 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 188 5.7 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 297 9.0 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 238 7.2 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 295 8.9 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 234 7.1 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 218 6.6 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 207 6.3 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 231 7.0 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 277 8.4 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 237 7.2 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 121 3.7 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 79 2.4 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 40 1.2 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 26 0.8 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 24 0.7 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Giralang (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.9% of the population.

Registered marital status Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,356 50.0 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 63 2.3 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 234 8.6 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 83 3.1 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 976 36.0 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Giralang (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.0% were married and 11.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 46 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 54 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 69 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Giralang (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,259 50.5 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 239 9.6 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 997 40.0 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In Giralang (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 48 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 33 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 29 -- 30 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Giralang (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 33 years.

Education Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 52 5.6 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 166 17.8 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 36 3.9 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 36 3.9 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 120 12.9 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 37 4.0 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 20 2.1 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 105 11.3 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 200 21.5 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 6 0.6 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 153 16.4 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 931 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In Giralang (State Suburbs) 28.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 25.7% were in primary school, 19.1% in secondary school and 32.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 2,445 74.0 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 962 30.6 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 276 8.8 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 213 6.8 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,692 53.8 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Giralang (State Suburbs), 53.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 30.6% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,242 63.2 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 516 26.3 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 131 6.7 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 75 3.8 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,964 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,964 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Giralang (State Suburbs). Of these 63.2% were employed full time, 26.3% were employed part-time and 3.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 188 9.9 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 154 8.1 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 180 9.5 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 428 22.6 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 814 42.9 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Giralang (State Suburbs), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 42.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Giralang (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 35 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 896 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 2,320 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,993 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Giralang (State Suburbs) was $896.

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

Unpaid work Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,137 78.9 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 798 29.5 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 338 12.5 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 581 21.4 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In Giralang (State Suburbs), 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, 29.5% provided care for children and 12.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 680 25.1 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 884 32.6 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 364 13.4 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 213 7.9 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Giralang (State Suburbs), 32.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.4% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 324 35.7 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 446 49.2 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 122 13.5 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 15 1.7 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Giralang (State Suburbs), 49.2% were couple families with children, 35.7% were couple families without children and 13.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.3 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.7 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In Giralang (State Suburbs) 18.3% of single parents were male and 81.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,710 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,176 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Giralang (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,176 and those without children was $2,710.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 224 29.2 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 31 4.0 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 147 19.1 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 118 15.4 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 42 5.5 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 86 11.2 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 70 9.1 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 50 6.5 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Giralang (State Suburbs), of couple families, 29.2% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 19.1% 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 Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,166 94.7 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 65 5.3 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

In Giralang (State Suburbs), 94.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,082 92.7 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 73 6.3 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 12 1.0 16,071 12.4 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 228 0.2 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Giralang (State Suburbs), 92.7% were separate houses, 6.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 18 1.5 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 38 3.3 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 602 51.7 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 500 42.9 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 7 0.6 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Giralang (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.5% had 1 bedroom, 3.3% had 2 bedrooms and 51.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 394 33.8 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 509 43.7 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 252 21.6 39,592 30.6 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.3 816 0.6 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 0.6 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Giralang (State Suburbs), 33.8% were owned outright, 43.7% were owned with a mortgage and 21.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 892 76.6 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 218 18.7 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 54 4.6 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In Giralang (State Suburbs), of all households, 76.6% were family households, 18.7% were single person households and 4.6% were group households.

Household income Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 10.8 -- 12.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 26.5 -- 23.7 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Giralang (State Suburbs), 10.8% 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 Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 390 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 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 Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 32 2.7 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 351 30.1 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 473 40.6 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 291 25.0 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 18 1.5 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In Giralang (State Suburbs), 30.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 40.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.0% 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 Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 46 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 27 58.7 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 19 41.3 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 28 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Giralang (State Suburbs), there were 46 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 27 (or 58.7%) were male and 19 (or 41.3%) were female. The median age was 28 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Giralang % 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 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 933 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Giralang (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $933.

Mortgage and rent Giralang % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 264 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,734 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In Giralang (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $264 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,734.

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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