Darnum Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Darnum (3822) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Gippsland, Victoria. It is about 100 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Darnum is in the federal electorate of McMillan.

In the 2011 census the population of Darnum was 668 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Darnum is 39 years of age.

86.4% of people living in the suburb of Darnum were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.2% Netherlands, 0.7% Lithuania, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.4% Philippines.

94.9% of people living in Darnum speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Darnum is 30.0% No religion, 19.4% Anglican, 17.3% Catholic, 9.9% Uniting Church, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Lutheran, 1.0% Buddhism, 1.0% Baptist.

57.4% of people are married, 29.0% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Darnum.

57.2% of the people living in Darnum over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.1% are working on a part time basis. Darnum has an unemployment rate of 0.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Darnum are 23.3% Managers, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Labourers, 11.0% Professionals, 10.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.5% Sales workers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Darnum work in are 18.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.9% Construction, 9.3% Manufacturing, 9.0% Retail trade, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.9% Education and training, 6.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Other services.

37.2% of homes are fully owned, and 52.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $544 per week and the median household income is $1264 per week.

The median rent in Darnum is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1493 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Darnum postcode 3822

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