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Gungahlin's population closes in on 50,000.
The first results from the 2011 Census were released on 21 June 2012 by the Australian
Bureau of Statistics.
The 2011 Census, held on 9 August 2011, reveals that the Gungahlin population has reached
47,303. Ngunnawal remains the most populated suburb in Gungahlin with 8,981 residents.
Nichols follows with 6,951 people, Palmerston 5,679 people, Amaroo 5,569 people and
Harrison is fifth with 4,441 people. All suburbs
Key Gungahlin Statistics:
* Population: 47,303
* Males: 23,346 (49.4%), Females: 23,957 (50.6%)
* Median Age: 31 years
* Ancestry: Australian: 25.6%, English: 21.1%, Irish: 7.1%
* No. of Families: 12,929
* Couple families with no children: 32.1%, with children: 54.3%, one parent families: 12.1%
* Married: 54.8% - Never Married: 34.2% - Separated/divorced: 9.1%
* Median weekly household income: $2,176
* Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,300
* Median weekly rent: $400
* Religion: Catholic: 27.1%, No Religion: 24.7%, Anglican13.8%
* Dwellings: Owned outright: 16.9%, Owned with a mortgage: 51.4%, Rented: 30.3%
* Dwellings: 2 bedrooms: 7.6%, 3 bedrooms: 39.6%, 4 or more bedrooms: 49.1%
More information is available from Gungahlin Suburb Guide
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics
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