In the 2011 Census the population of Australia is 21,507,717 and is comprised of 49.4% males and 50.6% females.
The median/average age of Australia's population is 37 years of age
69.8% of people living in Australia were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 0.9% Italy, 1.4% India, 1.5% China , 2.2% New Zealand.
76.8% of people speak English as their first language 1.6% Mandarin, 1.4% Italian, 1.3% Arabic, 1.2% Cantonese, 1.2% Greek.
The religious make up of Australia is 25.3% Catholic, 22.3% No Religion, 17.1% Anglican, 5% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed.
48.7% of people are married, 34.3% have never married and 8.4% are separated or divorced. There are 949 widowed people living in Australia.
59.7% of the people living in Australia are employed full time, 28.7% are working on a part time basis. Australia has an unemployment rate of 5.6%..
The main occupations of people from Australia is 21.3% Professionals, 14.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, 14.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, 12.9% Managers, 9.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, 9.4% Labourers, 9.4% Sales Workers, 6.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers.
The median individual income is $577.00 per week and the median household income is $1234.00 per week.
32.1% of homes are fully owned, and 34.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.6% of homes are rented.
The median rent in Australia is $285 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.
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