Darlinghurst Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Darlinghurst (2010) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 2 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Darlinghurst is in the federal electorates of Sydney, Wentworth.

In the 2011 census the population of Darlinghurst was 10,060 and is comprised of approximately 41.2% females and 58.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Darlinghurst is 34 years of age.

47.2% of people living in the suburb of Darlinghurst were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.9% England, 4.8% New Zealand, 1.8% Thailand, 1.6% United States of America, 1.2% Ireland, 1.2% France, 1.2% Germany, 1.1% China , 1.0% Japan, 1.0% India, 0.9% South Africa, 0.9% Korea, Republic of , 0.8% Philippines, 0.8% Italy.

67.7% of people living in Darlinghurst speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 1.8% Thai, 1.5% Spanish, 1.4% French, 1.1% Italian, 1.1% Cantonese, 1.1% Mandarin, 0.9% German.

The religious makeup of Darlinghurst is 36.2% No religion, 18.9% Catholic, 16.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.4% Anglican, 4.2% Buddhism, 1.7% Judaism, 1.6% Hinduism, 1.6% Eastern Orthodox, 1.6% Uniting Church, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed.

19.0% of people are married, 69.2% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 163 widowed people living in Darlinghurst.

72.0% of the people living in Darlinghurst over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.1% are working on a part time basis. Darlinghurst has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Darlinghurst are 42.3% Professionals, 17.7% Managers, 11.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Sales workers, 6.5% Technicians & trades workers, 3.4% Labourers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.0% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Darlinghurst work in are 19.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.9% Financial and insurance services, 9.9% Accommodation and food services, 8.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.4% Retail trade, 6.8% Information media and telecommunications, 5.7% Education and training, 5.0% Administrative and support services, 4.6% Public administration and safety.

14.9% of homes are fully owned, and 22.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 60.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1109 per week and the median household income is $1840 per week.

The median rent in Darlinghurst is $460 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2643 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Darlinghurst postcode 2010

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