Population of Darwin, Australia 2019 (NT)
The population of Darwin is 148,564
people. The Greater Capital City Statistical Area of Darwin is used to figure out the population of the city which is very large. This includes areas such as Palmerston and Humpty Doo. Darwin is the most Northerly city in Australia and is fairly Isolated. Darwin also has the lowest population out of any other capital city in all of Australia. The next lowest is Hobart, Tasmania.
The official estimation of Greater Darwin’s population is 148,564 people as of the last Government estimate in June 2017. 3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2017-2018 | Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (Government Statistics)
Other populated areas in the Northern Territory
Port Keats (Wadeye)
States and territories population
|States and Territories||Population March 2019|
Percentage change over 2017-18
|New south Wales||7,988,241||1.5%|
|Australian Capital Territory||420,960||2.2%|
|*Total Australian Population||24,899,100||1.6%|
*Figure includes other teritorries including Jervis Bay Territory, Norfolk Island, Cocos (Keeling) Island and Christmas Island.
Darwin, Northern Territory
Demographic - Male & Female
The Darwin population is split by 52.5% female and 47.5% male. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census in 2016.
Darwin’s population median age is 33 years old. The biggest age group is 25-29 year olds at 9.8% of the Greater Darwin Population (13,470 People). This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census in 2016.
Median weekly household income
The population of Darwin has an average weekly household income of $2,183. However, the average personal income was $1,052 a week. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census in 2016.
Median weekly rent
The population of Darwin pays on average $420 a week in rent. The average amount of people per household is 2.7 in Darwin. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census in 2016.
Industry of employment
The Population of Darwin has a variety of jobs, but a large percentage of the population are “State Government Administration workers” at 7%. The next highest industry of employment is “Defence” at 5.5% which is higher than the Australian average of 0.7%. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census in 2016.
The top response for religious affiliation was “No Religion” at 32.8%, followed by “Catholic” at 21.6% of Darwin’s population. Overall, this data shows that Darwin is not a religious city, which is similar to the other major cities in Australia. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census in 2016. View our article on types of religion in Australia.
A fact about Darwin
- An annual beer can regatta is held at Darwin’s Mindil Beach. Contestants have to build boats which will successfully float in the water.