2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Darlington

Code SSC51391 (SSC)
People 3,444
Male 1,703
Female 1,741
Median age 41
Australian citizenship 3,070
People born overseas 1,093
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18
Families 1,016
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,351
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,437
Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,300
Median weekly rent $210
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Darlington % Australia %
Total 3,444 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,703 49.4 9,799,252 49.4
Female 1,741 50.6 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 19 0.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 3,444 people were usually resident in Darlington (State Suburbs): of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Darlington % Australia %
People
0-4 years 195 5.7 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 515 15.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 421 12.2 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,391 40.4 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 558 16.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 364 10.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 41 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 20.6% of people usually resident in Darlington (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 26.8% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 41 years.

Selected characteristics Darlington % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,070 89.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 1,093 31.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 18 0.5 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.1% of people usually resident in Darlington (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 31.7% were born overseas and 0.5% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Darlington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,637 59.9 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 307 11.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 85 3.1 936,813 5.9
Never married 706 25.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 59.9% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Darlington (State Suburbs) were married, 11.2% were either separated or divorced, 3.1% were widowed and 25.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Darlington % Australia %
Australia 2,237 65.0 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Darlington % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Darlington % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Darlington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,021 55.6 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 648 35.3 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 84 4.6 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 30 1.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 53 2.9 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 803 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,836 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,836 people aged 15 years and over in Darlington (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 55.6% worked full-time, 35.3% worked part-time, 4.6% were away from work, 1.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 2.9% were unemployed. 803 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Darlington % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Darlington % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Darlington % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 567 -- 466 --
Family 1,644 -- 1,171 --
Household 1,437 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Darlington (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $567, the median family income was $1,644 and the median household income was $1,437.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Darlington % Australia %
Couple family without children 396 39.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 513 50.5 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 102 10.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 0.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,016 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,016 families in Darlington (State Suburbs): of these 39.0% were couple families without children, 50.5% were couple families with children, 10.0% were one parent families and 0.5% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Darlington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,254 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 1,351 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,254 occupied private dwellings were counted in Darlington (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Darlington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,247 99.4 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 3 0.2 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 0.3 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Darlington (State Suburbs), 99.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.2% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Tenure Darlington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 517 41.2 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 577 46.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 111 8.9 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 0.2 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 45 3.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Darlington (State Suburbs), 41.2% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 46.0% were owned with a mortgage and 8.9% were rented.

Landlord type Darlington % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 57 51.4 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 0 0.0 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 46 41.4 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 8 7.2 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Darlington (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 51.4% were rented from a real estate agent, 0.0% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 41.4% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Darlington % Australia %
Median weekly rent 210 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 1,300 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.0 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Darlington (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $210. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300. The average people per household was 2.7 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.0.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Darlington % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,009 80.5 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 195 15.6 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 22 1.8 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Darlington (State Suburbs), 80.5% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 15.6% were single (or lone) person households and 1.8% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2006 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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