Driver Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Driver (0830) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Darwin, Northern Territory. It is about 14 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin. Driver is in the federal electorate of Solomon.

In the 2011 census the population of Driver was 2,959 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Driver is 28 years of age.

70.5% of people living in the suburb of Driver were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% India, 2.8% England, 2.4% Philippines, 2.3% New Zealand, 0.7% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% Indonesia, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% China , 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.2% Vietnam.

75.8% of people living in Driver speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Other, 1.5% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.1% Tagalog, 0.8% Filipino , 0.7% Thai, 0.6% Other, 0.5% Tamil, 0.5% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Driver is 30.4% No religion, 20.1% Catholic, 15.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.6% Anglican, 4.3% Uniting Church, 2.8% Hinduism, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.4% Pentecostal.

41.7% of people are married, 43.9% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 34 widowed people living in Driver.

70.2% of the people living in Driver over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 17.9% are working on a part time basis. Driver has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Driver are 19.0% Technicians & trades workers, 18.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Community & personal service workers, 12.9% Professionals, 10.2% Managers, 8.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.5% Labourers, 6.8% Sales workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Driver work in are 19.7% Public administration and safety, 10.2% Construction, 9.6% Retail trade, 9.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.0% Education and training, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.5% Manufacturing, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Professional, scientific and technical services.

10.3% of homes are fully owned, and 41.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 45.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $874 per week and the median household income is $1757 per week.

The median rent in Driver is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2076 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Driver postcode 0830

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