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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | Statistical Area Level 2

Lennox Head - Skennars Head

Code 112011242 (SA2)
People 7,340
Male 3,568
Female 3,772
Median age 40
Families 2,065
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 3,225
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,240
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,950
Median weekly rent $380
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.8
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 7,340 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 3,568 48.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 3,772 51.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 94 1.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 7,340 people in Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2) of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.3% of the population.

Age Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 445 6.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 535 7.3 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 599 8.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 499 6.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 286 3.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 309 4.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 349 4.8 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 532 7.2 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 593 8.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 612 8.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 642 8.7 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 538 7.3 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 478 6.5 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 316 4.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 242 3.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 162 2.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 127 1.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 78 1.1 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 12.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,100 53.8 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 187 3.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 571 9.9 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 227 3.9 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,682 29.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2) aged 15 years and over, 53.8% were married and 13.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2) was 52 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 2,840 54.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 542 10.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,867 35.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 51 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 37 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2) was 51 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 161 7.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 339 14.7 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 325 14.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 65 2.8 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 245 10.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 351 15.2 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 38 1.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 128 5.6 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 281 12.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 48 2.1 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 321 13.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,302 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2) 31.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.6% were in primary school, 27.6% in secondary school and 17.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 6,172 84.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,067 15.2 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 510 7.3 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 437 6.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,986 71.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2), 71.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.2% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,899 50.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,424 37.9 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 214 5.7 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 220 5.9 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 3,757 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 3,757 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2). Of these 50.5% were employed full time, 37.9% were employed part-time and 5.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 503 14.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 430 12.2 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 494 14.0 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 555 15.7 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,339 37.9 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2), 14.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 12.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.9% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 589 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,414 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,240 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2) was $589.

Travel to work, top responses Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 4,605 79.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 1,892 32.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 679 11.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,339 23.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.8% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 23.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,352 23.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,730 30.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 902 15.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 618 10.7 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2), 30.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.7% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 809 39.2 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 934 45.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 309 15.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 14 0.7 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2), 45.2% were couple families with children, 39.2% were couple families without children and 15.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.8 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.2 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2) 18.8% of single parents were male and 81.2% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,949 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,116 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,116 and those without children was $1,949.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 290 16.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 112 6.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 448 25.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 216 12.4 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 105 6.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 337 19.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 116 6.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 118 6.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2), of couple families, 16.6% had both partners employed full-time, 6.4% had both employed part-time and 25.7% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 2,669 86.5 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 417 13.5 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2), 86.5% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.5% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,976 74.0 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 534 20.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 21 0.8 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 140 5.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2), 74.0% were separate houses, 20.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.8% were flats, units or apartments and 5.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 46 1.7 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 360 13.5 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,169 43.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,047 39.2 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 42 1.6 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2), of occupied private dwellings 1.7% had 1 bedroom, 13.5% had 2 bedrooms and 43.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 992 37.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 957 35.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 656 24.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 9 0.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 57 2.1 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2), 37.1% were owned outright, 35.8% were owned with a mortgage and 24.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,039 76.3 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 512 19.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 122 4.6 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2), of all households, 76.3% were family households, 19.2% were single person households and 4.6% were group households.

Household income Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 20.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 10.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2), 20.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 10.1% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 380 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.0 -- 11.6 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,950 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.7 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.3 -- 10.5 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
None 60 2.2 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 924 34.6 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,223 45.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 405 15.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 58 2.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2), 34.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 45.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.2% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 94 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 47 50.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 47 50.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2), there were 94 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 47 (or 50.0%) were male and 47 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,675 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.1, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,675.

Mortgage and rent Lennox Head - Skennars Head % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 360 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,467 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Lennox Head - Skennars Head (Statistical Area Level 2), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $360 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,467.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | 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 2011 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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