Darley Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Darley (3340) is a suburb of Melbourne, West, Victoria. It is about 50 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Darley is in the federal electorate of Ballarat.

In the 2011 census the population of Darley was 7,418 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Darley is 35 years of age.

83.9% of people living in the suburb of Darley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Malta, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Greece, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States of America.

91.9% of people living in Darley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Italian, 0.4% Greek, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Serbian, 0.2% Maltese, 0.2% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Darley is 30.6% Catholic, 28.2% No religion, 15.8% Anglican, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Baptist, 1.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Lutheran.

51.8% of people are married, 33.9% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 190 widowed people living in Darley.

60.5% of the people living in Darley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.4% are working on a part time basis. Darley has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Darley are 17.8% Technicians & trades workers, 15.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.5% Professionals, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.4% Managers, 10.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.6% Labourers, 9.5% Sales workers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Darley work in are 13.4% Construction, 10.9% Retail trade, 10.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Manufacturing, 8.8% Education and training, 8.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Professional, scientific and technical services.

28.7% of homes are fully owned, and 52.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $574 per week and the median household income is $1387 per week.

The median rent in Darley is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1606 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Darley postcode 3340

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