LocalStats and Demographics of Australia
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In the 2011 census the population of Australia was 21,507,719 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.
The median/average age of the people in Australia is 37 years of age.
69.8% of people living in the of Australia were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.5% China , 1.4% India, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% Vietnam, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% South Africa, 0.5% Malaysia.
76.8% of people living in Australia speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Other, 1.6% Mandarin, 1.4% Italian, 1.3% Arabic, 1.2% Cantonese, 1.2% Greek, 1.1% Vietnamese, 0.5% Spanish.
The religious makeup of Australia is 25.3% Catholic, 22.3% No religion, 17.1% Anglican, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Eastern Orthodox, 2.5% Buddhism, 2.2% Islam, 2.2% Christian, nfd.
48.7% of people are married, 34.3% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 949634 widowed people living in Australia.
59.7% of the people living in Australia over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force 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 living in Australia are 21.3% Professionals, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.9% Managers, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Labourers, 9.4% Sales workers, 6.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not state.
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 individual income is $577 per week and the median household income is $1234 per week.
The median rent in Australia is $285 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.
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