2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Darley

Code SSC20370 (SSC)
People 7,418
Male 3,667
Female 3,751
Median age 35
Families 2,063
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 2,646
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,387
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,606
Median weekly rent $230
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Total 7,418 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,667 49.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,751 50.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 81 1.1 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,418 people in Darley (State Suburbs) of these 49.4% were male and 50.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Darley % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 530 7.1 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 567 7.6 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 640 8.6 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 662 8.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 441 5.9 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 401 5.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 436 5.9 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 500 6.7 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 609 8.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 618 8.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 545 7.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 458 6.2 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 391 5.3 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 252 3.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 150 2.0 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 89 1.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 81 1.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 48 0.6 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Darley (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 23.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Darley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,941 51.8 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 168 3.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 453 8.0 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 189 3.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,927 33.9 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Darley (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 51.8% were married and 10.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Darley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Darley (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Darley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,769 52.0 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 537 10.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,021 37.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Darley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Darley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Darley (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 111 4.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 608 26.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 77 3.3 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 92 3.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 329 14.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 147 6.3 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 189 8.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 127 5.4 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 203 8.7 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 67 2.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 391 16.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,341 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Darley (State Suburbs) 31.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 33.2% were in primary school, 28.4% in secondary school and 14.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Darley % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 6,225 83.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,329 18.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 546 7.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 394 5.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,768 67.8 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Darley (State Suburbs), 67.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Darley % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Darley % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Darley % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,271 60.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,104 29.4 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 191 5.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 186 5.0 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,752 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,752 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Darley (State Suburbs). Of these 60.5% were employed full time, 29.4% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 403 11.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 337 9.5 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 360 10.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 605 17.0 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,667 46.8 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Darley (State Suburbs), 11.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Darley (State Suburbs) was 42 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Darley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 574 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,540 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,387 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Darley (State Suburbs) was $574.

Travel to work, top responses Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Darley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,127 72.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,913 33.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 670 11.8 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 989 17.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Darley (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 72.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 33.7% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 17.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Darley % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,235 21.8 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,464 25.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 729 12.8 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 696 12.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Darley (State Suburbs), 25.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.3% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 619 30.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,061 51.4 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 358 17.4 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 25 1.2 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Darley (State Suburbs), 51.4% were couple families with children, 30.0% were couple families without children and 17.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.6 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.4 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Darley (State Suburbs) 15.6% of single parents were male and 84.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,079 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,193 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Darley (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,193 and those without children was $2,079.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 380 22.6 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 56 3.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 432 25.7 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 323 19.2 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 60 3.6 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 259 15.4 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 97 5.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 77 4.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Darley (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.6% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 25.7% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,431 94.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 137 5.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Darley (State Suburbs), 94.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 2,360 97.1 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 27 1.1 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 43 1.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Darley (State Suburbs), 97.1% were separate houses, 1.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 1.8% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 21 0.9 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 85 3.5 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,275 52.5 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,013 41.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 35 1.4 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Darley (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.9% had 1 bedroom, 3.5% had 2 bedrooms and 52.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 700 28.8 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,283 52.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 401 16.5 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 10 0.4 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 37 1.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Darley (State Suburbs), 28.8% were owned outright, 52.8% were owned with a mortgage and 16.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 2,017 83.0 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 364 15.0 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 50 2.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Darley (State Suburbs), of all households, 83.0% were family households, 15.0% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

Household income Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 9.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Darley (State Suburbs), 17.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 9.3% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 230 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.3 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.7 -- 9.1 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,606 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.3 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.7 -- 10.1 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Darley % Victoria % Australia %
None 75 3.1 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 615 25.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,066 43.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 620 25.5 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 56 2.3 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Darley (State Suburbs), 25.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.5% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 80 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 41 51.2 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 39 48.8 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Darley (State Suburbs), there were 80 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 41 (or 51.2%) were male and 39 (or 48.8%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,375 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Darley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,375.

Mortgage and rent Darley % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 236 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,000 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Darley (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $236 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,000.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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