Karama Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Karama (0812) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Darwin, Northern Territory. It is about 11 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin. Karama is in the federal electorate of Solomon.

In the 2011 census the population of Karama was 4,845 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the people in Karama is 31 years of age.

64.8% of people living in the suburb of Karama were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% Philippines, 2.8% Timor-Leste, 2.1% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.6% Indonesia, 1.2% Vietnam, 1.1% Thailand, 1.0% Greece, 0.8% India, 0.6% China , 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% South Sudan.

64.9% of people living in Karama speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.8% Greek, 2.8% Other, 2.7% Other, 2.6% Tagalog, 2.1% Vietnamese, 1.9% Indonesian, 1.6% Other , 1.4% Australian Indigenous Languages .

The religious makeup of Karama is 31.2% Catholic, 19.2% No religion, 11.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.9% Anglican, 5.2% Buddhism, 4.7% Uniting Church, 4.6% Eastern Orthodox, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Islam, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed.

43.7% of people are married, 41.7% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 121 widowed people living in Karama.

67.7% of the people living in Karama over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.8% are working on a part time basis. Karama has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Karama are 17.9% Technicians & trades workers, 17.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.4% Professionals, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.7% Labourers, 8.9% Sales workers, 8.6% Managers, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Karama work in are 15.0% Public administration and safety, 10.5% Retail trade, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Education and training, 9.5% Construction, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Manufacturing, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.8% Other services.

16.8% of homes are fully owned, and 42.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $757 per week and the median household income is $1607 per week.

The median rent in Karama is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Karama postcode 0812

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