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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Darlington (Sydney - NSW)

Code SSC10693 (SSC)
People 2,243
Male 1,202
Female 1,041
Median age 28
Families 360
Average children per family 1.4
All private dwellings 934
Average people per household 2.3
Median weekly household income $1,738
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $495
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 2,243 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,202 53.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,041 46.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 45 2.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,243 people in Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 53.6% were male and 46.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 57 2.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 57 2.5 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 39 1.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 165 7.3 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 529 23.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 380 16.9 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 227 10.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 177 7.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 154 6.9 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 106 4.7 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 105 4.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 78 3.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 66 2.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 45 2.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 33 1.5 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 13 0.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 7 0.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 7 0.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 28 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 28 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 6.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 377 18.0 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 33 1.6 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 120 5.7 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 29 1.4 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,530 73.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 18.0% were married and 7.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 41 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 41 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 284 17.3 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 284 17.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,072 65.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 17.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 17.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 40 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 27 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 40 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 17 1.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 44 4.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 7 0.7 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 16 1.5 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 0.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 8 0.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 57 5.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 649 60.6 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 44 4.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 225 21.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,071 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs) 47.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 4.9% were in primary school, 2.7% in secondary school and 65.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 1,271 56.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 859 42.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 186 9.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 137 6.8 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 821 41.0 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs), 41.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 42.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 808 57.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 412 29.5 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 65 4.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 113 8.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,398 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,398 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 57.8% were employed full time, 29.5% were employed part-time and 8.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 167 13.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 129 10.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 111 8.7 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 196 15.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 613 47.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs), 13.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 47.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 33 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 25 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs) was 33 years and for people who were employed part-time was 25 years.

Occupation Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 628 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,287 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,738 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs) was $628.

Travel to work, top responses Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,472 70.5 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 254 12.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 126 6.0 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 508 24.3 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.5% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 12.2% provided care for children and 6.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.3% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 806 38.6 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 507 24.3 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 110 5.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 50 2.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs), 24.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 5.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 2.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 202 56.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 94 26.1 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 41 11.4 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 23 6.4 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs), 26.1% were couple families with children, 56.1% were couple families without children and 11.4% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 20.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 79.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs) 20.5% of single parents were male and 79.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,030 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,272 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,272 and those without children was $3,030.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 121 41.3 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 1.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 52 17.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 40 13.7 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 13 4.4 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 29 9.9 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 14 4.8 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 21 7.2 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 41.3% had both partners employed full-time, 1.0% had both employed part-time and 17.7% 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 Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 792 93.4 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 56 6.6 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs), 93.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 50 6.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 556 70.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 179 22.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.4 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs), 6.3% were separate houses, 70.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 22.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.4% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 26 3.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 120 15.2 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 263 33.2 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 196 24.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 177 22.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 10 1.3 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 15.2% had 1 bedroom, 33.2% had 2 bedrooms and 24.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.6. The average household size was 2.3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 119 15.0 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 185 23.4 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 468 59.1 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 17 2.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs), 15.0% were owned outright, 23.4% were owned with a mortgage and 59.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 356 45.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 212 26.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 222 28.1 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 45.1% were family households, 26.8% were single person households and 28.1% were group households.

Household income Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 22.3 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs), 20.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 22.3% 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 Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 495 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 74.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 26.0 -- 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 Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.1 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 6.9 -- 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 Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 267 33.7 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 372 47.0 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 107 13.5 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 27 3.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 19 2.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs), 47.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 13.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 3.4% 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 Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 42 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 28 66.7 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 14 33.3 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 38 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 42 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 28 (or 66.7%) were male and 14 (or 33.3%) were female. The median age was 38 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % 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 2.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 866 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $866.

Mortgage and rent Darlington (Sydney - NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 263 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Darlington (Sydney - NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $263 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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