Tiwi  Suburb
About Tiwi
Tiwi postcode 0810
Total Persons : 2515
Total Males : 1221
Total Femals : 1294
Age Group (0-4 years) : 151
Age Group (5-14 years) 308
65 Years Over:
Median Age of Persons 34
Persons born overseas 620
Main Country of birth which is not Australia: England
No of people of Main Country of birth which is not Australia : 74
No of People Married : 877
Married Percentage: 0.427
Labour Force: 1349
Employed Fulltime: 896
Employed Full Time Percentage: 0.664
Main Occupation: Professionals
Number of Main Occupation: 402
Main Occupation Percentage: 0.307
Main Industry of Employment: Hospitals
Main Industry of Employment Numbers: 147
Main Industry of Employment Percentage: 0.112
Median Individual Income ($/Weekly): 649
Median Household Income ($/Weekly) : 1301
Median Family Income ($/Weekly): 1443
Number of Families: 622
Number of Families With Children: 274
Total Private Dwellings: 1017
Median Rent ($/Weekly):* 350
Median Housing Loan Repayment ($/Weekly): 1300
Average Household Size: 2.6
Average Number of Persons Per Bedroom: 1.1
Household Fully Owned Percentage: 0.175
Household Rented Percentage: 0.389
Family Household Percentage: 0.631
Tiwi is a northern suburb of the city of Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia.

Tiwi is named after the Aboriginal people from the Tiwi Islands. The word means "people", and is the plural of the word for a man (tini) and woman (tinga).

Tiwi has a Middle school and a Primary school one of which is also an addition that extends to the Northern Territory University main building. There is a small shopping centre for local shopping, appropriately called 'Tiwi Shopping Centre' or casually referred to as the 'Tiwi Shops'. The streets are named for Northern Territory stations. (Source: Wiki)
* Median Rent is based on data from the most recent Australian suburb survey.
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