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About Canberra, ACT- Lily's Florist Canberra

Canberra, ACT
 
Canberra is the capital of Australia and this city was established in 1913. Canberra covers an area of 814.2 sq.km. Canberra, ACT is the eighth largest city is Australia and it is the largest inland city in the region. Canberra is located on the northern part of the Australian Capital Territory. The population of Canberra as of 2012 was 367,752. The population density is not very high in Canberra. The population density of this city is 429 people per sq.km. Canberra covers an area of about 814 sq.km. The name of the city comes from the old Ngunnawal language, which is spoken by the aboriginal tribe called the Nbabri. Canberra, ACT is located along the Brindabella Ranges. The climate in Canberra is dry continental climate. Summers can get really hot in summer and it can get very cold in winter.
 
The Canberra has an unemployment rate of 3.4% and it is lower than the national average, which is 5.1%. The average household income in Canberra, ACT is $1550 per week, which is higher than the national average. The national average is $1345. The average value of the house in Canberra is $511,820. On an average, the weekly rent paid in Canberra is $420, which is higher than the other city. It is the third highest in the country. There are number of reasons for the high rental values in Canberra. One of the reasons is the high weekly income and the second reason is the limited availability of rental properties for the demand that exists in the region. Being the capital territory, many people flock to this city for the job opportunities the city provides. Most of the people are employed in government offices and in the defence services. Canberra is also the head quarters for many software companies.
 
Around 22% of the population in Canberra is born outside Australia and most of them come from English speaking countries including United Kingdom and New Zealand. Canberra has a multi-racial community with people from China, India and Vietnam. Recent immigrants chart shows that most of the immigrants are from Eastern and Southern Asia. Around 81.1% of the population spoke only English. Other languages spoken in Canberra include Mandarin, Italian, Vietnamese, Cantonese and Greek.
 
The average age of the residents in Canberra is 34 indicating that the population is relatively young. Only around 10% of the population is over 65 years. The population in Canberra ACT is a well-educated group. The population of Canberra ACT shows great mobility. Statistics show that the majority of the population moved in from some other place. Between 1996 and 2001, around 62% of the population moved to Canberra or moved from Canberra. This city is ranked for the second highest rate of mobility for any capital city in Australia.
 
Most of the population in Canberra is Christian and the most common Christian denominations include Catholics and Anglicans. Around 6% of the population follow some non-Christian religion. Around 23% of the people profess no religious faith.
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