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Australia | Western Australia | State Suburbs

Darch

Code SSC50205 (SSC)
People 6,118
Male 3,100
Female 3,018
Median age 30
Families 1,669
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 1,918
Average people per household 3.4
Median weekly household income $2,019
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,305
Median weekly rent $440
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 6,118 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,100 50.7 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,018 49.3 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 32 0.5 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 6,118 people in Darch (State Suburbs) of these 50.7% were male and 49.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 625 10.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 612 10.0 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 591 9.7 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 414 6.8 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 326 5.3 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 433 7.1 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 575 9.4 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 638 10.4 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 605 9.9 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 440 7.2 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 291 4.8 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 196 3.2 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 151 2.5 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 88 1.4 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 63 1.0 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 33 0.5 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 22 0.4 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 15 0.2 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Darch (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 29.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 3.5% of the population.

Registered marital status Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 2,745 64.0 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 96 2.2 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 195 4.5 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 74 1.7 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,182 27.5 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Darch (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 64.0% were married and 6.8% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 41 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 44 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 49 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 67 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Darch (State Suburbs) was 41 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,638 63.7 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 297 7.2 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,205 29.1 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Darch (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 63.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 41 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Darch (State Suburbs) was 41 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 140 6.8 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 577 28.1 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 103 5.0 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 162 7.9 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 229 11.1 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 77 3.7 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 152 7.4 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 122 5.9 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 235 11.4 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 37 1.8 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 222 10.8 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,056 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Darch (State Suburbs) 33.6% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 40.9% were in primary school, 22.3% in secondary school and 17.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Darch % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 3,532 57.7 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,465 58.5 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 458 7.7 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 322 5.4 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,678 28.3 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Darch (State Suburbs), 28.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 58.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Darch % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Darch % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,005 61.8 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 896 27.6 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 189 5.8 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 153 4.7 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,243 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 3,243 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Darch (State Suburbs). Of these 61.8% were employed full time, 27.6% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 331 10.7 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 236 7.6 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 334 10.8 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 507 16.4 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,497 48.4 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Darch (State Suburbs), 10.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 48.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 38 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Darch (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 38 years.

Occupation Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 768 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,066 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,019 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Darch (State Suburbs) was $768.

Travel to work, top responses Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 3,181 74.1 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,841 42.9 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 370 8.6 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 620 14.4 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Darch (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 42.9% provided care for children and 8.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 14.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,072 25.0 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,189 27.7 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 465 10.8 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 458 10.7 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Darch (State Suburbs), 27.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.7% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 377 22.6 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,133 67.8 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 143 8.6 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 17 1.0 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Darch (State Suburbs), 67.8% were couple families with children, 22.6% were couple families without children and 8.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.3 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.7 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Darch (State Suburbs) 15.3% of single parents were male and 84.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,443 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,329 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Darch (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,329 and those without children was $2,443.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 371 24.6 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 73 4.8 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 391 25.9 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 303 20.1 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 48 3.2 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 114 7.5 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 112 7.4 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 98 6.5 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Darch (State Suburbs), of couple families, 24.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.8% had both employed part-time and 25.9% 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 Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,783 94.3 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 108 5.7 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Darch (State Suburbs), 94.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,395 78.3 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 377 21.2 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 7 0.4 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Darch (State Suburbs), 78.3% were separate houses, 21.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.4% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.2 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 8 0.4 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 243 13.6 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,512 84.8 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 17 1.0 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Darch (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.2% had 1 bedroom, 0.4% had 2 bedrooms and 13.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 4. The average household size was 3.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 260 14.6 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,270 71.3 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 216 12.1 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.5 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 27 1.5 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Darch (State Suburbs), 14.6% were owned outright, 71.3% were owned with a mortgage and 12.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 1,617 90.7 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 143 8.0 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 23 1.3 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Darch (State Suburbs), of all households, 90.7% were family households, 8.0% were single person households and 1.3% were group households.

Household income Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 7.2 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 20.2 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Darch (State Suburbs), 7.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 20.2% 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 Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 440 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.4 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.6 -- 8.9 -- 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 Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,305 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 74.7 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 25.3 -- 10.2 -- 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 Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
None 17 1.0 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 305 17.1 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 969 54.3 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 464 26.0 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 28 1.6 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Darch (State Suburbs), 17.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 54.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 26.0% 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 Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 33 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 18 54.5 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 15 45.5 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 25 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Darch (State Suburbs), there were 33 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 18 (or 54.5%) were male and 15 (or 45.5%) were female. The median age was 25 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4.9 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,874 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Darch (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,874.

Mortgage and rent Darch % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Darch (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,600.

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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