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2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Lismore

Code SSC26019 (SSC)
People 512
Male 267
Female 245
Median age 51
Australian citizenship 475
People born overseas 49
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 138
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 321
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $514
Median monthly mortgage repayment $542
Median weekly rent $60
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Lismore % Australia %
Total 512 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 267 52.1 9,799,252 49.4
Female 245 47.9 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 512 people were usually resident in Lismore (State Suburbs): of these 52.1% were male and 47.9% were female. Of the total population 0.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Lismore % Australia %
People
0-4 years 23 4.5 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 65 12.7 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 30 5.9 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 169 33.0 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 93 18.2 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 133 26.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 51 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 17.2% of people usually resident in Lismore (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 44.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 51 years.

Selected characteristics Lismore % Australia %
Australian citizenship 475 92.8 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 49 9.6 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 92.8% of people usually resident in Lismore (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 9.6% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Lismore % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 243 57.2 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 60 14.1 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 45 10.6 936,813 5.9
Never married 80 18.8 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 57.2% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Lismore (State Suburbs) were married, 14.1% were either separated or divorced, 10.6% were widowed and 18.8% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Lismore % Australia %
Australia 433 84.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Lismore % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Lismore % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Lismore % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 120 55.0 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 69 31.7 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 7 3.2 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 10 4.6 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 12 5.5 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 190 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 218 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 218 people aged 15 years and over in Lismore (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 55.0% worked full-time, 31.7% worked part-time, 3.2% were away from work, 4.6% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.5% were unemployed. 190 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Lismore % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Lismore % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Lismore % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 298 -- 466 --
Family 687 -- 1,171 --
Household 514 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Lismore (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $298, the median family income was $687 and the median household income was $514.

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includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Lismore % Australia %
Couple family without children 80 58.0 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 40 29.0 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 18 13.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 138 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 138 families in Lismore (State Suburbs): of these 58.0% were couple families without children, 29.0% were couple families with children, 13.0% were one parent families and 0.0% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Lismore % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 237 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 321 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 237 occupied private dwellings were counted in Lismore (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Lismore % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 233 98.3 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 4 1.7 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Lismore (State Suburbs), 98.3% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 1.7% were other dwellings.

Tenure Lismore % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 133 56.1 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 48 20.3 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 45 19.0 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 3 1.3 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 3.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Lismore (State Suburbs), 56.1% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 20.3% were owned with a mortgage and 19.0% were rented.

Landlord type Lismore % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 4 8.9 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 12 26.7 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 28 62.2 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 0 0.0 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Lismore (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 8.9% were rented from a real estate agent, 26.7% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 62.2% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Lismore % Australia %
Median weekly rent 60 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 542 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Lismore (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $60. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $542. The average people per household was 2.1 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lismore % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 135 57.0 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 80 33.8 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 6 2.5 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Lismore (State Suburbs), 57.0% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 33.8% were single (or lone) person households and 2.5% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats. For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2006 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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