Farrar Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Farrar (0830) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Darwin, Northern Territory. It is about 16 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin. Farrar is in the federal electorate of Solomon.

In the 2011 census the population of Farrar was 1,406 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the people in Farrar is 28 years of age.

81.8% of people living in the suburb of Farrar were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.1% India, 0.9% Philippines, 0.9% Papua New Guinea, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Timor-Leste, 0.6% Bangladesh, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Greece, 0.4% Portugal, 0.4% China , 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Thailand.

87.8% of people living in Farrar speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Greek, 1.9% Other, 1.1% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.7% Bengali, 0.5% Tamil, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Indonesian, 0.4% Italian.

The religious makeup of Farrar is 27.9% No religion, 25.5% Catholic, 15.4% Anglican, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Uniting Church, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Eastern Orthodox, 2.6% Pentecostal, 1.5% Other religious affiliation , 1.5% Lutheran.

51.4% of people are married, 35.9% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 32 widowed people living in Farrar.

71.2% of the people living in Farrar over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 17.8% are working on a part time basis. Farrar has an unemployment rate of 2.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Farrar are 20.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 19.0% Community & personal service workers, 16.0% Professionals, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 10.3% Managers, 6.5% Sales workers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.7% Labourers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Farrar work in are 29.8% Public administration and safety, 9.4% Retail trade, 8.6% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Construction, 7.6% Education and training, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.2% Manufacturing, 4.1% Accommodation and food services.

6.0% of homes are fully owned, and 50.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1054 per week and the median household income is $2194 per week.

The median rent in Farrar is $500 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2708 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Farrar postcode 0830

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