Alawa Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Alawa (0810) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Darwin, Northern Territory. It is about 10 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin. Alawa is in the federal electorate of Solomon.

In the 2011 census the population of Alawa was 2,123 and is comprised of approximately 48.4% females and 51.6% males.

The median/average age of the people in Alawa is 34 years of age.

56.3% of people living in the suburb of Alawa were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% Philippines, 2.5% England, 2.4% Greece, 1.9% India, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.5% Timor-Leste, 1.1% Nepal, 1.0% Malaysia, 0.9% Zimbabwe, 0.9% Indonesia, 0.9% China , 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Papua New Guinea.

62.1% of people living in Alawa speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 14.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.5% Other, 4.1% Greek, 1.8% Tagalog, 1.3% Cantonese, 1.2% Filipino , 1.1% Other, 0.9% Indonesian, 0.9% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Alawa is 24.8% Catholic, 22.8% No religion, 16.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.6% Anglican, 4.9% Eastern Orthodox, 4.1% Uniting Church, 2.5% Buddhism, 2.2% Islam, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Hinduism.

45.7% of people are married, 38.5% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 64 widowed people living in Alawa.

65.0% of the people living in Alawa over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.7% are working on a part time basis. Alawa has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Alawa are 24.6% Professionals, 15.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Managers, 9.1% Labourers, 8.6% Sales workers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Alawa work in are 16.7% Public administration and safety, 13.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Retail trade, 9.9% Education and training, 8.3% Construction, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.2% Manufacturing.

24.3% of homes are fully owned, and 39.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $780 per week and the median household income is $1602 per week.

The median rent in Alawa is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1925 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Alawa postcode 0810

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