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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Darlinghurst

Code SSC10691 (SSC)
People 10,060
Male 5,917
Female 4,143
Median age 34
Families 1,863
Average children per family 1.4
All private dwellings 6,437
Average people per household 1.7
Median weekly household income $1,840
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,643
Median weekly rent $460
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 10,060 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,917 58.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 4,143 41.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 50 0.5 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 10,060 people in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs) of these 58.8% were male and 41.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 226 2.2 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 103 1.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 90 0.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 146 1.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 827 8.2 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,053 20.4 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,702 16.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,138 11.3 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 871 8.7 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 702 7.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 611 6.1 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 441 4.4 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 455 4.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 287 2.9 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 141 1.4 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 119 1.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 103 1.0 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 44 0.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 34 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs) was 34 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 4.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,834 19.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 197 2.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 775 8.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 162 1.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 6,673 69.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 19.0% were married and 10.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 39 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 32 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs) was 39 years and the median age of people never married was 32 years.

Social marital status Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,356 18.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,912 25.6 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,195 56.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 18.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 25.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 40 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs) was 40 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 30 1.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 84 2.9 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 11 0.4 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 16 0.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 31 1.1 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 19 0.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 31 1.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 248 8.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 789 27.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 202 7.0 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,406 49.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,867 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Darlinghurst (State Suburbs) 28.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 3.8% were in primary school, 2.8% in secondary school and 36.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 4,749 47.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,404 51.3 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 656 7.6 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 442 5.1 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,088 35.9 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), 35.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 51.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,975 72.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,318 19.1 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 271 3.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 345 5.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 6,909 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 6,909 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs). Of these 72.0% were employed full time, 19.1% were employed part-time and 5.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 353 5.4 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 501 7.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 467 7.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 885 13.5 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,084 62.2 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), 5.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 62.2% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 33 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 32 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs) was 33 years and for people who were employed part-time was 32 years.

Occupation Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,109 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,694 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,840 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs) was $1,109.

Travel to work, top responses Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,285 65.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 817 8.5 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 559 5.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,551 16.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 8.5% provided care for children and 5.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,463 35.9 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,218 23.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 390 4.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 214 2.2 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), 23.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 4.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 2.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,417 76.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 281 15.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 112 6.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 53 2.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), 15.1% were couple families with children, 76.1% were couple families without children and 6.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 19.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 80.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Darlinghurst (State Suburbs) 19.3% of single parents were male and 80.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,062 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,374 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,374 and those without children was $3,062.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 793 46.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 64 3.8 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 261 15.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 243 14.3 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 45 2.7 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 73 4.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 80 4.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 136 8.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), of couple families, 46.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.8% had both employed part-time and 15.4% 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 Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,742 84.8 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 849 15.2 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), 84.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 15.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 122 2.6 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 985 20.8 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,589 75.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 28 0.6 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), 2.6% were separate houses, 20.8% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 75.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 469 9.9 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 1,926 40.6 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,577 33.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 473 10.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 214 4.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 86 1.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 1.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 40.6% had 1 bedroom, 33.2% had 2 bedrooms and 10.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 1.6. The average household size was 1.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 704 14.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,084 22.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,846 60.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 0.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 93 2.0 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), 14.8% were owned outright, 22.8% were owned with a mortgage and 60.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 1,861 39.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 2,278 48.0 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 606 12.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), of all households, 39.2% were family households, 48.0% were single person households and 12.8% were group households.

Household income Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.8 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), 15.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 20.8% 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 Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 460 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 76.7 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 23.3 -- 11.6 -- 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 Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,643 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 10.5 -- 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 Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
None 2,172 45.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,982 41.8 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 410 8.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 57 1.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 126 2.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), 41.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 8.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 1.2% 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 Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 50 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 41 82.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 9 18.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 35 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), there were 50 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 41 (or 82.0%) were male and 9 (or 18.0%) were female. The median age was 35 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 1.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,125 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,125.

Mortgage and rent Darlinghurst % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 370 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,450 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $370 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,450.

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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