Darra Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Darra (4076) is a suburb of Brisbane, Western Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 13 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Darra is in the federal electorate of Oxley.

In the 2011 census the population of Darra was 3,838 and is comprised of approximately 48.2% females and 51.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Darra is 32 years of age.

48.1% of people living in the suburb of Darra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 15.7% Vietnam, 3.4% New Zealand, 2.9% India, 2.0% Philippines, 1.3% Samoa, 1.1% England, 1.1% Saudi Arabia, 0.9% Iraq, 0.8% Fiji, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Bangladesh, 0.7% Sudan, 0.6% Poland, 0.6% Malta.

45.1% of people living in Darra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 23.2% Vietnamese, 6.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.7% Other, 4.1% Arabic, 2.1% Samoan, 1.3% Spanish, 1.3% Tagalog, 1.0% Polish, 1.0% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Darra is 31.3% Catholic, 15.2% No religion, 11.6% Buddhism, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Islam, 6.1% Anglican, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Eastern Orthodox.

43.9% of people are married, 38.9% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 171 widowed people living in Darra.

58.4% of the people living in Darra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.5% are working on a part time basis. Darra has an unemployment rate of 8.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Darra are 17.2% Professionals, 16.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Labourers, 11.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Sales workers, 7.5% Managers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Darra work in are 15.9% Manufacturing, 11.1% Retail trade, 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 7.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Construction, 6.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Education and training.

28.8% of homes are fully owned, and 30.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $464 per week and the median household income is $1119 per week.

The median rent in Darra is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1699 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Darra postcode 4076

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