Parap Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Parap (0820) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Darwin, Northern Territory. It is about 3 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin. Parap is in the federal electorate of Solomon.

In the 2011 census the population of Parap was 1,976 and is comprised of approximately 47.8% females and 52.2% males.

The median/average age of the people in Parap is 35 years of age.

67.2% of people living in the suburb of Parap were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 2.5% Philippines, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.0% India, 1.0% Germany, 0.9% South Africa, 0.9% China , 0.8% Ireland, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Vietnam, 0.7% Indonesia, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Malaysia.

75.4% of people living in Parap speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Other, 1.4% Greek, 1.4% Italian, 1.1% Tagalog, 1.0% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.7% Vietnamese, 0.7% Other , 0.7% Other.

The religious makeup of Parap is 30.3% No religion, 23.8% Catholic, 13.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 13.0% Anglican, 4.9% Uniting Church, 2.3% Eastern Orthodox, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.7% Lutheran, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Other religious affiliation .

40.0% of people are married, 44.0% have never married and 10.9% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 38 widowed people living in Parap.

71.6% of the people living in Parap over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.4% are working on a part time basis. Parap has an unemployment rate of 2.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Parap are 26.8% Professionals, 19.6% Managers, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.6% Technicians & trades workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.5% Sales workers, 3.9% Labourers, 3.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Parap work in are 19.0% Public administration and safety, 9.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Retail trade, 7.1% Construction, 6.5% Education and training, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.9% Manufacturing.

17.6% of homes are fully owned, and 28.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 50.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1049 per week and the median household income is $2082 per week.

The median rent in Parap is $420 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Parap postcode 0820

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