Darwin River Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Darwin River (0841) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Darwin, Northern Territory. It is about 40 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin.

In the 2011 census the population of Darwin River was 694 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Darwin River is 38 years of age.

63.1% of people living in the suburb of Darwin River were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.7% Vietnam, 1.2% Philippines, 0.7% India, 0.7% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.6% Italy, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Germany.

71.7% of people living in Darwin River speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 22.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Vietnamese, 0.6% Filipino , 0.6% Italian, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.4% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Darwin River is 31.7% No religion, 26.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 18.2% Catholic, 11.1% Anglican, 6.2% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.0% Christian, nfd, 0.7% Eastern Orthodox.

43.9% of people are married, 38.8% have never married and 12.5% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Darwin River.

56.2% of the people living in Darwin River over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.1% are working on a part time basis. Darwin River has an unemployment rate of 9.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Darwin River are 21.1% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Labourers, 14.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.4% Managers, 9.0% Professionals, 6.5% Sales workers, 5.0% Community & personal service workers, 4.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Darwin River work in are 14.7% Construction, 9.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.0% Public administration and safety, 9.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.8% Mining, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Manufacturing, 5.4% Retail trade, 5.4% Education and training.

35.5% of homes are fully owned, and 44.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $644 per week and the median household income is $1140 per week.

The median rent in Darwin River is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1712 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Darwin River postcode 0841

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