Australia

Local Statistics

Perth, WA, Capital City

Canberra, ACT, Capital City

6,416 /km 2
2,358 /km 2
1,943,858
396,857
36
35
302.96 /km 2
168.29 /km 2
1,247,604
239,229
194.45 /km 2
101.45 /km 2
2
2
57.3 %
68.0 %
73.5 %
72.7 %
776,010
155,257
120.95 /km 2
65.84 /km 2
28 %
23 %
22 %
18 %
$728
$1,000
6.5 %
6.1 %
82.7 %
74.4 %

Perth, WA, Capital City has a population of 1,943,858 people. The median age of residents living in Perth, WA, Capital City is 36.

Perth, WA, Capital City has an area of 6,416.22 square km and its population density is 302.96 persons per square km.

The number of registered motor vehicles owned or used by residents of Perth, WA, Capital City is 1,247,604, which is equivalent to 194.45 vehicles per square km and 1.56 persons per vehicle on average.

57.27 % of residents in Perth, WA, Capital City were born in Australia and 73.50 % of them speak English only at home.

The top 5 birth places of residents born overseas were United Kingdom 10.35%, Born elsewhere 5.29%, New Zealand 3.15%, India 2.40%, South Africa 1.81%.

The top 5 spoken languages at home other than English are Language spoken at home not stated 6.38%, Other languages 3.86%, Mandarin 2.35%, Italian 1.38%, Vietnamese 1.00%.

There are 776,010 dwellings in Perth, WA, Capital City, which are equivalent to 120.95 dwellings per square km and 2.6 persons per dwelling on average.

Households spend 28.40 % of their household incomes for the mortgage payment and 21.91 % of their incomes for the rental payment.

The number of persons in labour force is 1,001,688, which is equivalent to 63.66 % of persons aged 15 years and over.

The top three occupations of employed persons in Perth, WA, Capital City are Professionals 22.2 %, Managers 11.5 %, Labourers 9.0 %.

8.1 % of people in labour force in Perth, WA, Capital City are unemployed and looking for work.

Canberra, ACT, Capital City has a population of 396,857 people. The median age of residents in Canberra, ACT, Capital City is 35.

Canberra, ACT, Capital City has an area of 2,358.17 square km and its population density is 168.29 persons per square km.

The number of registered motor vehicles owned or used by residents of Canberra, ACT, Capital City is 239,229.00, which is equivalent to 101.45 vehicles per square km and 1.66 persons per vehicle on average.

67.96 % of residents in Canberra, ACT, Capital City were born in Australia and 72.73 % of them speak English only at home.

The top 5 birth places of residents born overseas were Born elsewhere 5.15%, United Kingdom 3.92%, China exc SARs Taiwan 2.86%, India 2.62%, New Zealand 1.19%.

The top 5 spoken languages at home other than English are Language spoken at home not stated 5.45%, Other languages 3.71%, Mandarin 3.12%, Vietnamese 1.06%, Cantonese 0.97%.

There are 155,257 dwellings in Canberra, ACT, Capital City, which are equivalent to 65.84 dwellings per square km and 2.5 persons per dwelling on average.

Households spend 23.20 % of their household incomes for the mortgage payment and 18.36 % of their incomes for the rental payment.

The number of persons in labour force is 215,590, which is equivalent to 66.87 % of persons aged 15 years and over.

The top three occupations of employed persons in Canberra, ACT, Capital City are Professionals 30.5 %, Managers 15.9 %, Labourers 5.0 %.

4.7 % of people in labour force in Canberra, ACT, Capital City are unemployed and looking for work.