My Gungahlin acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Gungahlin, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of Gungahlin and this region. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

 

Gungahlin is a region located at the Northern side of the Canberra, in the Australian Capital Territory. Gungahlin is an aboriginal word meaning little rocky hill. Until the recent development of Molonglo, Gungahlin was the newest area in Canberra and has seen dramatic growth over the last couple of years.

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Suburbs:

  • Amaroo
  • Bonner
  • Casey
  • Crace
  • Forde
  • Franklin
  • Gungahlin
  • Jacka
  • Kenny
  • Harrison
  • Mitchell
  • Moncrieff
  • Ngunnawal
  • Nicholls
  • Palmerston
  • Taylor
  • Throsby

 

 

Population Data

The following is some quick statistics from the 2016 Census.

  • 71,142

    TOTAL POPULATION

  • 35,215

    MALES 49.5%

  • 35,927

    FEMALE 50.5%

  • 31

    MEDIAN AGE

  • 26,149

    Private Dwellings

  • 2.9

    Average people per household

  • $2,247

    Median Weekly Household Income

  • $2,167

    Median Monthly Mortgage Payments

  • $390

    Median Weekly Rent

  • 1.9

    Average Motor Vehicles Per Household

  • Children aged 0-14 made up 24.2% of the population, people aged over 65 made up 4.95% of the population.
  • Of people over 15 years of age 55.2% were married and 6.3% were divorced or separated.
  • 62.2% people in Gungahlin were born in Australia. 39.8% of people both parents were born in Australia, 43.9% both parents were born overseas.
  • 21.9% reported their religion as Catholic, 32.1% reported as no religion.
  • English was reported as the only language spoken at home in 62.4% of homes, 35.6% reported two or more languages were spoken at home.