Darch Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Darch (6065) is a suburb of Perth, Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 16 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Darch is in the federal electorate of Cowan.

In the 2011 census the population of Darch was 6,118 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Darch is 30 years of age.

57.7% of people living in the suburb of Darch were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.1% England, 4.6% South Africa, 3.8% Vietnam, 2.5% India, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.7% Kenya, 1.7% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.5% Malaysia, 1.4% Romania, 1.4% Philippines, 0.9% Singapore, 0.8% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.7% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Italy.

60.4% of people living in Darch speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.1% Other, 6.4% Vietnamese, 5.3% Other, 2.9% Macedonian, 2.1% Arabic, 1.9% Italian, 1.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Serbian, 0.8% Other .

The religious makeup of Darch is 24.1% Catholic, 17.3% No religion, 10.4% Anglican, 6.1% Eastern Orthodox, 5.6% Buddhism, 5.6% Hinduism, 5.4% Islam, 5.3% Pentecostal, 4.0% Christian, nfd, 3.6% Religious affiliation not stated.

64.0% of people are married, 27.5% have never married and 4.6% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 73 widowed people living in Darch.

61.9% of the people living in Darch over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.7% are working on a part time basis. Darch has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Darch are 20.9% Professionals, 17.4% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Managers, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Labourers, 6.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Darch work in are 11.8% Construction, 11.3% Retail trade, 9.6% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Manufacturing, 8.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.5% Education and training, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Financial and insurance services, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

14.7% of homes are fully owned, and 71.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $768 per week and the median household income is $2019 per week.

The median rent in Darch is $440 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2305 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Darch postcode 6065

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