2016 Data in pictures

Darwin

People in Darwin

Total number of people: 136,826

Number of Females: 47.5%

Number of Males: 52.5%

Household Income - Average weekly (gross)

Total income in 2011: $1,806

Total income in 2016: $2,183

Top 5 countries of birth

  1. Born in Australia 62.7%
  2. Philippines 3.6%
  3. England 3.1%
  4. New Zealand 2.1%
  5. India 2.0%

Age

  1. 0-14 years old 20.1%
  2. 15-64 years old 72.2%
  3. Greater than 65 years old 7.7%

Household composition

Average people per household: 2.7 (based on 2016 values for Australia)

Dwellings

  1. Owned outright 16.7%
  2. Mortgage 35.1%
  3. Rented 44.4%
People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Greater Darwin % Northern Territory % Australia %
Male 71,889 52.5 118,570 51.8 11,546,638 49.3
Female 64,939 47.5 110,266 48.2 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 11,960 8.7 58,248 25.5 649,171 2.8
Age Greater Darwin % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median age 33 -- 32 -- 38 --
0-4 years 10,155 7.4 17,630 7.7 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 9,223 6.7 16,822 7.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 8,148 6.0 15,029 6.6 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 7,600 5.6 14,077 6.2 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 9,555 7.0 16,644 7.3 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 13,470 9.8 21,707 9.5 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 13,388 9.8 21,329 9.3 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 11,436 8.4 18,012 7.9 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 10,347 7.6 16,615 7.3 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 10,063 7.4 16,456 7.2 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 8,886 6.5 14,854 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 7,777 5.7 12,886 5.6 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 6,266 4.6 10,407 4.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 4,674 3.4 7,364 3.2 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 2,740 2.0 4,300 1.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 1,660 1.2 2,516 1.1 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 805 0.6 1,258 0.5 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 626 0.5 938 0.4 486,842 2.1
Country of birth Greater Darwin % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 85,832 62.7 157,531 68.8 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses
Philippines4,9633.65,9142.6232,3861.0
England4,1943.15,5832.4907,5703.9
New Zealand2,8962.14,6362.0518,4662.2
India2,6972.03,5981.6455,3891.9
Greece1,2340.91,2680.693,7430.4
Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Greater Darwin % Northern Territory % Australia %
Personal 1,052 -- 871 -- 662 --
Family 2,386 -- 2,105 -- 1,734 --
Household 2,183 -- 1,983 -- 1,438 --
Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Greater Darwin % Northern Territory % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 447 1.0 874 1.3 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 2,714 6.3 4,871 7.5 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 9,668 22.5 14,306 22.0 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 17,752 41.2 27,598 42.4 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 11,140 25.9 15,039 23.1 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,319 3.1 2,369 3.6 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 2.9 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --
Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Greater Darwin % Northern Territory % Australia %
Owned outright 7,193 16.7 9,957 15.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 15,110 35.1 19,247 29.6 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 19,096 44.4 32,737 50.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 226 0.5 575 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,420 3.3 2,545 3.9 224,869 2.7
LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 27/06/2017

Please note that there are small random adjustments made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from table totals. 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: Data in Pictures has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat: Data in Pictures was 27 June 2017 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 ##cycle## Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census