Solomon Electorate Demographics (NT)

In the 2011 census the population of Solomon was 103,114 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

The median/average age of the people in Solomon is 32 years of age.

66.4% of people living in the electorate of Solomon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% England, 2.7% Philippines, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.3% India, 0.9% Timor-Leste, 0.9% Greece, 0.8% Indonesia, 0.8% China , 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Thailand, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.4% South Africa.

71.1% of people living in Solomon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Greek, 2.3% Other, 1.4% Tagalog, 1.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.0% Mandarin, 0.9% Filipino , 0.8% Indonesian, 0.7% Other.

The religious makeup of Solomon is 26.1% No religion, 23.7% Catholic, 14.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.5% Anglican, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.3% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Buddhism, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Baptist.

41.3% of people are married, 43.7% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 2282 widowed people living in Solomon.

69.7% of the people living in Solomon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.3% are working on a part time basis. Solomon has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Solomon are 20.5% Professionals, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Community & personal service workers, 12.4% Managers, 7.5% Sales workers, 7.0% Labourers, 5.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Solomon work in are 22.8% Public administration and safety, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Retail trade, 8.2% Construction, 7.9% Education and training, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.0% Manufacturing.

16.3% of homes are fully owned, and 34.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 45.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $906 per week and the median household income is $1810 per week.

The median rent in Solomon is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Solomon contains postcodes 0800, 0810, 0812, 0820, 0828, 0829, 0830, 0832 and includes the suburbs of Alawa, Anula, Archer, Bagot, Bakewell, Bayview, Bellamack, Berrimah, Brinkin, Casuarina, Coconut Grove, Coonawarra, Darwin, Driver, Durack, East Point, Fannie Bay, Farrar, Gray, Gunn, Holtze, Jingili, Karama, Knuckey Lagoon, Larrakeyah, Leanyer, Lee Point, Ludmilla, Lyons, Malak, Marlow Lagoon, Marrara, Millner, Moil, Moulden, Nakara, Nightcliff, Palmerston, Parap, Pinelands, Rapid Creek, Rosebery, Stuart Park, The Gardens, The Narrows, Tiwi, Wagaman, Wanguri, Winnellie, Woodroffe, Woolner, Wulagi and Yarrawonga.