Darlinghurst - Suburb Demographics : Census 2011

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT RESEARCH - DARLINGHURST

To better understand the PROPERTY MANAGEMENT potential of your INVESTMENT PROPERTY it is crucial to research the suburb of DARLINGHURST. A good starting point is to assess the population demographics of DARLINGHURST to understand who are your potential tenants and/or purchasers.

As experienced property managers our property management team uses this information to identify the target market when developing a marketing strategy for your rental property.

This ensures that we provide our landlords with the most accurate advice, achieve the highest rent and attract the best tenants who will look after your valuable investment property.

Unfortunately in most cases the local REAL ESTATE AGENT PROPERTY MANAGEMENT places little importance in keeping up to date with this vital information. Usually because they are either overworked, under staffed or don’t understand the importance.

People — demographics & education

People

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Total

10,060

--

3,908,642

--

21,507,717

--

Male

5,917

58.8

1,926,237

49.3

10,634,013

49.4

Female

4,143

41.2

1,982,405

50.7

10,873,704

50.6

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

50

0.5

42,609

1.1

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People

0-4 years

226

2.2

268,607

6.9

1,421,050

6.6

5-9 years

103

1

242,676

6.2

1,351,921

6.3

10-14 years

90

0.9

235,964

6

1,371,054

6.4

15-19 years

146

1.5

242,372

6.2

1,405,798

6.5

20-24 years

827

8.2

280,163

7.2

1,460,673

6.8

25-29 years

2,053

20.4

316,691

8.1

1,513,236

7

30-34 years

1,702

16.9

311,334

8

1,453,775

6.8

35-39 years

1,138

11.3

303,778

7.8

1,520,138

7.1

40-44 years

871

8.7

285,183

7.3

1,542,879

7.2

45-49 years

702

7

273,168

7

1,504,142

7

50-54 years

611

6.1

253,035

6.5

1,447,404

6.7

55-59 years

441

4.4

218,661

5.6

1,297,244

6

60-64 years

455

4.5

194,938

5

1,206,116

5.6

65-69 years

287

2.9

143,965

3.7

919,319

4.3

70-74 years

141

1.4

110,057

2.8

708,090

3.3

75-79 years

119

1.2

86,582

2.2

545,263

2.5

80-84 years

103

1

71,702

1.8

436,936

2

85 years and over

44

0.4

69,766

1.8

402,681

1.9

Median age

34

--

35

--

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

1,834

19

1,572,725

49.7

8,461,114

48.7

Separated

197

2

86,742

2.7

529,280

3

Divorced

775

8

231,471

7.3

1,460,899

8.4

Widowed

162

1.7

157,694

5

949,634

5.5

Never married

6,673

69.2

1,112,771

35.2

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.

Median age by registered marital status

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

39

--

48

--

50

--

Separated

50

--

48

--

49

--

Divorced

53

--

53

--

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

1,356

18.2

1,439,962

50

7,647,042

49.2

De facto marriage

1,912

25.6

211,533

7.4

1,476,369

9.5

Not married

4,195

56.2

1,225,769

42.6

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

40

--

48

--

50

--

De facto marriage

32

--

35

--

35

--

Not married

34

--

31

--

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Pre-school

30

1

69,004

5.5

332,844

5.1

Primary - Government

84

2.9

198,113

15.9

1,181,787

18.2

Primary - Catholic

11

0.4

66,010

5.3

359,062

5.5

Primary - Other Non Government

16

0.6

37,384

3

214,359

3.3

Secondary - Government

31

1.1

136,812

11

774,074

11.9

Secondary - Catholic

19

0.7

67,105

5.4

307,142

4.7

Secondary - Other Non Government

31

1.1

45,584

3.7

254,828

3.9

Technical or further education institution

248

8.7

93,888

7.5

473,606

7.3

University or tertiary institution

789

27.5

215,235

17.3

932,524

14.3

Other

202

7

35,366

2.8

161,660

2.5

Not Stated

1,406

49

279,993

22.5

1,511,694

23.2

Total

2,867

--

1,244,494

--

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.

People — cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

English

3,082

23.4

938,150

19.2

7,238,533

25.9

Australian

1,833

13.9

931,387

19

7,098,486

25.4

Irish

1,319

10

352,986

7.2

2,087,758

7.5

Scottish

939

7.1

310,704

6.4

1,792,622

6.4

German

414

3.1

232,322

4.7

898,674

3.2

The most common ancestries in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs) were English 23.4%, Australian 13.9%, Irish 10.0%, Scottish 7.1% and German 3.1%.

Country of birth

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Australia

4,749

47.2

2,247,739

57.5

15,017,847

69.8

Other top responses

England

696

6.9

146,853

3.8

911,593

4.2

New Zealand

488

4.9

129,248

3.3

483,398

2.2

Thailand

181

1.8

86,767

2.2

45,464

0.2

United States of America

165

1.6

77,298

2

77,009

0.4

France

122

1.2

69,405

1.8

24,675

0.1

In Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), 47.2% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 6.9%, New Zealand 4.9%, Thailand 1.8%, United States of America 1.6% and France 1.2%.

Birthplace of parents, stated responses

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Both parents born overseas

4,404

51.3

1,918,293

52.9

6,876,586

34.3

Father only born overseas

656

7.6

252,622

7

1,407,270

7

Mother only born overseas

442

5.1

169,420

4.7

989,220

4.9

Both parents born in Australia

3,088

35.9

1,288,486

35.5

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

No Religion

3,643

36.2

1,107,046

28.3

4,796,787

22.3

Catholic

1,898

18.9

684,766

17.5

5,439,268

25.3

Anglican

1,052

10.5

576,427

14.7

3,679,907

17.1

Buddhism

423

4.2

205,971

5.3

528,978

2.5

Judaism

174

1.7

179,360

4.6

97,337

0.5

The most common responses for religion in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs) were No Religion 36.2%, Catholic 18.9%, Anglican 10.5%, Buddhism 4.2% and Judaism 1.7%.

Language, top responses (other than English)

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Thai

180

1.8

176,491

4.5

36,681

0.2

Spanish

157

1.6

132,836

3.4

117,498

0.5

French

139

1.4

130,452

3.3

57,740

0.3

Italian

116

1.2

84,568

2.2

299,834

1.4

Cantonese

113

1.1

79,322

2

263,673

1.2

English only spoken at home

6,806

67.7

2,302,714

58.9

16,509,291

76.8

Households where two or more languages are spoken

1,124

23.7

525,299

39

1,579,949

20.4

In Darlinghurst (State Suburbs) 67.7% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Thai 1.8%, Spanish 1.6%, French 1.4%, Italian 1.2% and Cantonese 1.1%.

People — employment

Employment

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over

Worked full-time

4,975

72

1,228,536

62.6

6,367,554

59.7

Worked part-time

1,318

19.1

514,663

26.2

3,062,976

28.7

Away from work

271

3.9

106,602

5.4

627,797

5.9

Unemployed

345

5

112,174

5.7

600,133

5.6

Total in labour force

6,909

--

1,961,975

--

10,658,460

--

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Labour force, people aged 15 years and over

1-15 hours per week

353

5.4

175,037

9.5

1,087,799

10.8

16-24 hours per week

501

7.6

175,405

9.5

947,792

9.4

25-34 hours per week

467

7.1

164,220

8.9

1,027,380

10.2

35-39 hours per week

885

13.5

344,015

18.6

1,808,879

18

40 hours or more per week

4,084

62.2

884,519

47.8

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Labour force, people aged 15 years and over

Employed full-time

33

--

39

--

40

--

Employed part-time

32

--

39

--

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Employed people aged 15 years and over

Professionals

2,774

42.3

488,129

26.4

2,145,442

21.3

Managers

1,160

17.7

301,857

16.3

1,293,970

12.9

Clerical and Administrative Workers

726

11.1

247,925

13.4

1,483,558

14.7

Community and Personal Service Workers

583

8.9

216,894

11.7

971,897

9.7

Sales Workers

488

7.4

164,384

8.9

942,140

9.4

Technicians and Trades Workers

428

6.5

159,462

8.6

1,425,146

14.2

Labourers

225

3.4

130,650

7.1

947,608

9.4

Machinery Operators And Drivers

64

1

103,732

5.6

659,551

6.6

The most common occupations in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs) included Professionals 42.3%, Managers 17.7%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.1%, Community and Personal Service Workers 8.9%, and Sales Workers 7.4%.

Industry of employment, top responses

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Employed people aged 15 years and over

Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services

379

5.8

74,393

4

412,804

4.1

Legal and Accounting Services

360

5.5

72,555

3.9

209,182

2.1

Auxiliary Finance and Investment Services

274

4.2

59,072

3.2

89,668

0.9

Hospitals

229

3.5

54,531

2.9

361,011

3.6

Architectural, Engineering and Technical Services

222

3.4

48,110

2.6

178,212

1.8

Of the employed people in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), 5.8% worked in Cafes, Restaurants and Takeaway Food Services. Other major industries of employment included Legal and Accounting Services 5.5%, Auxiliary Finance and Investment Services 4.2%, Hospitals 3.5% and Architectural, Engineering and Technical Services 3.4%.

Median weekly incomes

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Personal

1,109

--

634

--

577

--

Family

2,694

--

1,728

--

1,481

--

Household

1,840

--

1,493

--

1,234

--

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Employed people aged 15 years and over

Walked only

2,424

36.9

972,949

52.6

377,043

3.7

Car, as driver

1,096

16.7

180,837

9.8

6,059,972

60.2

Bus

746

11.4

106,077

5.7

301,187

3

Train

732

11.2

83,060

4.5

388,012

3.9

Bicycle

167

2.5

80,014

4.3

103,914

1

People who travelled to work by public transport

1,710

26.1

396,492

21.4

1,046,721

10.4

People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger

1,223

18.6

1,059,231

57.3

6,620,840

65.8

In Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), on the day of the Census, the methods of travel to work for employed people were Walked only 36.9%, Car, as driver 16.7% and Bus 11.4%. Other common responses were Train 11.2% and Bicycle 2.5%. On the day, 26.1% of employed people travelled to work on public transport and 18.6% by car (either as driver or as passenger).

Unpaid work

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Did unpaid domestic work (last week)

6,285

65.2

2,122,441

67.1

12,149,347

70

Cared for child/children (last two weeks)

817

8.5

855,914

27.1

4,827,808

27.8

Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks)

559

5.8

337,766

10.7

1,896,957

10.9

Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months)

1,551

16.1

470,618

14.9

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Less than 5 hours per week

3,463

35.9

750,393

23.7

3,883,357

22.4

5 to 14 hours per week

2,218

23

769,030

24.3

4,444,640

25.6

15 to 29 hours per week

390

4

332,589

10.5

2,075,154

12

30 hours or more per week

214

2.2

270,426

8.6

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.

Families — family composition

Family composition

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Couple family without children

1,417

76.1

337,517

33

2,150,301

37.8

Couple family with children

281

15.1

506,277

49.5

2,534,399

44.6

One parent family

112

6

158,418

15.5

901,637

15.9

Other family

53

2.8

20,220

2

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.

Single (or lone) parents

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population

Male

--

19.3

--

16

--

17.6

Female

--

80.7

--

84

--

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Families without children

3,062

--

2,343

--

2,081

--

Families with children

3,374

--

2,596

--

2,310

--

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over

Both employed, worked full-time

793

46.8

204,350

24.2

1,015,165

21.7

Both employed, worked part-time

64

3.8

28,701

3.4

174,795

3.7

One employed full-time, one part-time

261

15.4

166,457

19.7

1,001,907

21.4

One employed full-time, other not working

243

14.3

150,440

17.8

736,322

15.7

One employed part-time, other not working

45

2.7

46,322

5.5

251,191

5.4

Both not working

73

4.3

148,685

17.6

899,598

19.2

Other

80

4.7

50,082

5.9

291,196

6.2

Labour force status not stated

136

8

48,765

5.8

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.

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling type

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

4,742

84.8

1,347,807

93.5

7,760,320

89.3

Unoccupied private dwellings

849

15.2

94,282

6.5

934,470

10.7

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

Dwelling structure

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

Separate house

122

2.6

780,082

57.9

5,864,574

75.6

Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc

985

20.8

178,456

13.2

765,980

9.9

Flat, unit or apartment

3,589

75.6

382,258

28.4

1,056,237

13.6

Other dwelling

28

0.6

4,928

0.4

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.

Number of bedrooms

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

None (includes bedsitters)

469

9.9

13,167

1

42,160

0.5

1 bedroom

1,926

40.6

93,989

7

363,129

4.7

2 bedrooms

1,577

33.2

349,565

25.9

1,481,577

19.1

3 bedrooms

473

10

488,348

36.2

3,379,930

43.6

4 or more bedrooms

214

4.5

378,020

28

2,350,132

30.3

Number of bedrooms not stated

86

1.8

24,718

1.8

143,394

1.8

Average number of bedrooms per dwelling

1.6

--

2.9

--

3.1

--

Average number of people per household

1.7

--

2.7

--

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.

Tenure

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Occupied private dwellings

Owned outright

704

14.8

400,989

29.8

2,488,149

32.1

Owned with a mortgage

1,084

22.8

466,427

34.6

2,709,433

34.9

Rented

2,846

60

438,126

32.5

2,297,458

29.6

Other tenure type

17

0.4

9,786

0.7

70,069

0.9

Tenure type not stated

93

2

32,479

2.4

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Family households

1,861

39.2

986,162

73.2

5,550,614

71.5

Single (or lone) person households

2,278

48

301,187

22.3

1,888,698

24.3

Group households

606

12.8

60,457

4.5

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Less than $600 gross weekly income

--

15

--

19.6

--

23.7

More than $3,000 gross weekly income

--

20.8

--

16.6

--

11.2

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

Rent weekly payments

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Median rent

460

--

369

--

285

--

Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income

--

76.7

--

87.1

--

89.6

Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income

--

23.3

--

12.9

--

10.4

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Median mortgage repayments

2,643

--

2,193

--

1,800

--

Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income

--

92

--

87.9

--

90.1

Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income

--

8

--

12.1

--

9.9

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

None

2,172

45.8

170,897

12.7

665,852

8.6

1 motor vehicle

1,982

41.8

522,529

38.8

2,778,576

35.8

2 motor vehicles

410

8.6

440,149

32.7

2,802,468

36.1

3 or more vehicles

57

1.2

174,444

12.9

1,279,134

16.5

Number of motor vehicles not stated

126

2.7

39,787

3

234,292

3

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.

Source: ABS Census 2011

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People — demographics & education

People

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Total

10,060

--

3,908,642

--

21,507,717

--

Male

5,917

58.8

1,926,237

49.3

10,634,013

49.4

Female

4,143

41.2

1,982,405

50.7

10,873,704

50.6

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

50

0.5

42,609

1.1

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People

0-4 years

226

2.2

268,607

6.9

1,421,050

6.6

5-9 years

103

1

242,676

6.2

1,351,921

6.3

10-14 years

90

0.9

235,964

6

1,371,054

6.4

15-19 years

146

1.5

242,372

6.2

1,405,798

6.5

20-24 years

827

8.2

280,163

7.2

1,460,673

6.8

25-29 years

2,053

20.4

316,691

8.1

1,513,236

7

30-34 years

1,702

16.9

311,334

8

1,453,775

6.8

35-39 years

1,138

11.3

303,778

7.8

1,520,138

7.1

40-44 years

871

8.7

285,183

7.3

1,542,879

7.2

45-49 years

702

7

273,168

7

1,504,142

7

50-54 years

611

6.1

253,035

6.5

1,447,404

6.7

55-59 years

441

4.4

218,661

5.6

1,297,244

6

60-64 years

455

4.5

194,938

5

1,206,116

5.6

65-69 years

287

2.9

143,965

3.7

919,319

4.3

70-74 years

141

1.4

110,057

2.8

708,090

3.3

75-79 years

119

1.2

86,582

2.2

545,263

2.5

80-84 years

103

1

71,702

1.8

436,936

2

85 years and over

44

0.4

69,766

1.8

402,681

1.9

Median age

34

--

35

--

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

1,834

19

1,572,725

49.7

8,461,114

48.7

Separated

197

2

86,742

2.7

529,280

3

Divorced

775

8

231,471

7.3

1,460,899

8.4

Widowed

162

1.7

157,694

5

949,634

5.5

Never married

6,673

69.2

1,112,771

35.2

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.


Median age by registered marital status

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Married

39

--

48

--

50

--

Separated

50

--

48

--

49

--

Divorced

53

--

53

--

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

1,356

18.2

1,439,962

50

7,647,042

49.2

De facto marriage

1,912

25.6

211,533

7.4

1,476,369

9.5

Not married

4,195

56.2

1,225,769

42.6

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

People aged 15 years and over

Registered marriage

40

--

48

--

50

--

De facto marriage

32

--

35

--

35

--

Not married

34

--

31

--

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Pre-school

30

1

69,004

5.5

332,844

5.1

Primary - Government

84

2.9

198,113

15.9

1,181,787

18.2

Primary - Catholic

11

0.4

66,010

5.3

359,062

5.5

Primary - Other Non Government

16

0.6

37,384

3

214,359

3.3

Secondary - Government

31

1.1

136,812

11

774,074

11.9

Secondary - Catholic

19

0.7

67,105

5.4

307,142

4.7

Secondary - Other Non Government

31

1.1

45,584

3.7

254,828

3.9

Technical or further education institution

248

8.7

93,888

7.5

473,606

7.3

University or tertiary institution

789

27.5

215,235

17.3

932,524

14.3

Other

202

7

35,366

2.8

161,660

2.5

Not Stated

1,406

49

279,993

22.5

1,511,694

23.2

Total

2,867

--

1,244,494

--

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.


People — cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

English

3,082

23.4

938,150

19.2

7,238,533

25.9

Australian

1,833

13.9

931,387

19

7,098,486

25.4

Irish

1,319

10

352,986

7.2

2,087,758

7.5

Scottish

939

7.1

310,704

6.4

1,792,622

6.4

German

414

3.1

232,322

4.7

898,674

3.2

The most common ancestries in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs) were English 23.4%, Australian 13.9%, Irish 10.0%, Scottish 7.1% and German 3.1%.

Country of birth

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Australia

4,749

47.2

2,247,739

57.5

15,017,847

69.8

Other top responses

England

696

6.9

146,853

3.8

911,593

4.2

New Zealand

488

4.9

129,248

3.3

483,398

2.2

Thailand

181

1.8

86,767

2.2

45,464

0.2

United States of America

165

1.6

77,298

2

77,009

0.4

France

122

1.2

69,405

1.8

24,675

0.1

In Darlinghurst (State Suburbs), 47.2% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 6.9%, New Zealand 4.9%, Thailand 1.8%, United States of America 1.6% and France 1.2%.

Birthplace of parents, stated responses

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Both parents born overseas

4,404

51.3

1,918,293

52.9

6,876,586

34.3

Father only born overseas

656

7.6

252,622

7

1,407,270

7

Mother only born overseas

442

5.1

169,420

4.7

989,220

4.9

Both parents born in Australia

3,088

35.9

1,288,486

35.5

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

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

No Religion

3,643

36.2

1,107,046

28.3

4,796,787

22.3

Catholic

1,898

18.9

684,766

17.5

5,439,268

25.3

Anglican

1,052

10.5

576,427

14.7

3,679,907

17.1

Buddhism

423

4.2

205,971

5.3

528,978

2.5

Judaism

174

1.7

179,360

4.6

97,337

0.5

The most common responses for religion in Darlinghurst (State Suburbs) were No Religion 36.2%, Catholic 18.9%, Anglican 10.5%, Buddhism 4.2% and Judaism 1.7%.

Language, top responses (other than English)

Darlinghurst

%

Sydney

%

Australia

%

Thai

180

1.8

176,491

4.5

36,681

0.2

Spanish

157

1.6

132,836

3.4

117,498

0.5

French

139

1.4

130,452

3.3

57,740

0.3

Italian

116

1.2

84,568

2.2

299,834

1.4

Cantonese

113

1.1

79,322

2

263,673

1.2