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City of Darwin

Life-stages - Introduction

In 2011, there were 4,875 people aged 0 to 4 years living in City of Darwin.

Children aged 0-4 (infants and pre-school age) are a very important population group as they represent the next generation. This group are large consumers of local government services, such as maternal and child health services, child care and libraries. Living conditions in the formative years of life are very important indicators of future life outcomes, so this group is often of particular interest to local government.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's date of birth or age?'

Children aged 0 to 4 years

Key statistics
City of Darwin - 0 to 4 years20112006Change
Number%Northern TerritoryNumber%Northern Territory2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total population4,875100.0100.04,429100.0100.0+446
Males2,53852.151.62,24150.651.2+297
Females2,33747.948.42,18849.448.8+149
Diversity--------------
Born in non-English speaking country2392.51.11331.50.7+106
Speaks language other than English at home8168.413.45476.212.0+269
Education institute attending--------------
Pre-school84917.515.672816.514.1+121
Primary school681.42.5380.92.0+30
Household income--------------
$599 or less100.99.5--------
$600 to $199929927.041.8--------
$2000 or more73366.135.9--------
Household type--------------
Couple with children3,61091.675.13,20590.772.7+405
Couple without children00.01.200.01.20
One parent family2496.316.73189.018.6-69
Group household00.00.000.00.00
Lone person household00.00.400.00.50
Dwelling type--------------
Private dwellings4,21899.298.73,80899.898.8+410
Non-private dwellings350.81.390.21.2+26
Tenure type--------------
Fully owned271.04.600.04.9+27
Mortgage1,63861.328.71,46463.228.2+174
Renting89833.657.776433.056.8+134
Housing structure--------------
Separate house3,29378.182.03,38088.886.5-87
Medium density68216.212.43789.99.4+304
High density2435.82.7501.31.6+193

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Topics available for life stages:

Data notes

For 0-4 year olds, information on qualifications, employment status and occupation are not collected. They can only exist in household types containing children (couple and one parent families), and household income relates to the income earned by adults in the household.

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