Girraween Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Girraween (0836) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Darwin, Northern Territory. It is about 28 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin. Girraween is in the federal electorate of Lingiari.

In the 2011 census the population of Girraween was 1,508 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Girraween is 36 years of age.

73.7% of people living in the suburb of Girraween were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Switzerland, 0.4% Indonesia, 0.3% India, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Singapore, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Malta.

82.0% of people living in Girraween speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 15.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% German, 0.4% Other, 0.3% French, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Indonesian, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Girraween is 27.1% No religion, 20.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 16.9% Catholic, 15.9% Anglican, 5.2% Uniting Church, 2.6% Lutheran, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Eastern Orthodox.

52.3% of people are married, 34.2% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Girraween.

68.0% of the people living in Girraween over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.3% are working on a part time basis. Girraween has an unemployment rate of 2.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Girraween are 19.8% Technicians & trades workers, 19.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.6% Professionals, 13.6% Managers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.3% Sales workers, 6.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.4% Labourers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Girraween work in are 19.0% Public administration and safety, 12.5% Construction, 8.9% Retail trade, 7.6% Education and training, 6.8% Manufacturing, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.8% Health care and social assistance, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Other services.

24.4% of homes are fully owned, and 62.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $966 per week and the median household income is $2231 per week.

The median rent in Girraween is $335 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2485 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Girraween postcode 0836

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