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Lane Cove (A)

Code LGA14700 (LGA)
People 31,510
Male 15,258
Female 16,252
Median age 37
Families 8,396
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 13,279
Average people per household 2.5
Median weekly household income $2,181
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,734
Median weekly rent $420
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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People — demographics & education
People Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 31,510 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 15,258 48.4 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 16,252 51.6 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 79 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 31,510 people in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas) of these 48.4% were male and 51.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 2,156 6.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 2,019 6.4 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 1,790 5.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,725 5.5 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,810 5.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 2,313 7.3 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 2,565 8.1 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 2,636 8.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 2,443 7.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 2,267 7.2 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 2,038 6.5 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 1,801 5.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 1,705 5.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 1,275 4.0 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 902 2.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 702 2.2 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 598 1.9 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 765 2.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 37 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 13,321 52.2 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 505 2.0 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,838 7.2 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 1,207 4.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 8,667 33.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.2% were married and 9.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 51 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 82 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 27 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and the median age of people never married was 27 years.

Social marital status Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 12,246 52.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,894 8.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 9,188 39.4 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 47 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas) was 47 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 665 6.9 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 1,642 17.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 630 6.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 302 3.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 559 5.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 874 9.1 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 633 6.6 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 558 5.8 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 2,066 21.5 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 260 2.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,429 14.9 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 9,618 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas) 30.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.8% were in primary school, 21.5% in secondary school and 27.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 19,900 63.2 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 12,837 42.8 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 2,631 8.8 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 1,977 6.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 12,534 41.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), 41.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 42.8% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 11,397 65.2 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 4,649 26.6 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 788 4.5 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 639 3.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 17,473 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 17,473 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 65.2% were employed full time, 26.6% were employed part-time and 3.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 1,672 9.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 1,558 9.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 1,419 8.4 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 2,203 13.1 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 9,196 54.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 40 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 42 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 42 years.

Occupation Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 970 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,637 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,181 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas) was $970.

Travel to work, top responses Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 19,863 77.8 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 7,582 29.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 2,760 10.8 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 6,154 24.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.7% provided care for children and 10.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 7,177 28.1 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 7,492 29.3 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 3,063 12.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 2,129 8.3 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), 29.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 3,108 37.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 4,157 49.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 942 11.2 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 190 2.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), 49.5% were couple families with children, 37.0% were couple families without children and 11.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas) 15.4% of single parents were male and 84.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,917 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,399 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,399 and those without children was $2,917.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 2,032 28.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 254 3.5 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,627 22.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 1,290 17.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 329 4.5 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 881 12.1 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 410 5.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 437 6.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), of couple families, 28.0% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% had both employed part-time and 22.4% 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 Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 11,882 92.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 941 7.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), 92.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 5,917 49.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 707 6.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 5,183 43.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 34 0.3 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), 49.8% were separate houses, 6.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 43.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 154 1.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 776 6.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 4,169 35.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 3,456 29.1 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 3,177 26.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 148 1.2 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.8 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.5 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 6.5% had 1 bedroom, 35.1% had 2 bedrooms and 29.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.8. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 3,961 33.3 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 3,978 33.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 3,639 30.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 107 0.9 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 196 1.6 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), 33.3% were owned outright, 33.5% were owned with a mortgage and 30.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 8,256 69.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 3,024 25.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 603 5.1 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 69.5% were family households, 25.4% were single person households and 5.1% were group households.

Household income Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 28.4 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), 13.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 28.4% 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 Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 420 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.0 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.0 -- 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 Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,734 -- 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 Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 1,135 9.6 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 5,389 45.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 4,020 33.8 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 1,103 9.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 235 2.0 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), 45.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.3% 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 Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 80 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 32 40.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 48 60.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 27 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), there were 80 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 32 (or 40.0%) were male and 48 (or 60.0%) were female. The median age was 27 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lane Cove (A) % 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 2.3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,208 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,208.

Mortgage and rent Lane Cove (A) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 430 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,485 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $430 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,485.

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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