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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Lakemba

Code SSC11322 (SSC)
People 15,508
Male 8,157
Female 7,351
Median age 30
Families 3,766
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 5,343
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $849
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,495
Median weekly rent $300
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 15,508 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 8,157 52.6 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 7,351 47.4 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 46 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 15,508 people in Lakemba (State Suburbs) of these 52.6% were male and 47.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,687 10.9 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 1,203 7.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 974 6.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 831 5.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,138 7.3 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,642 10.6 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,608 10.4 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,193 7.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,048 6.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 871 5.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 818 5.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 613 4.0 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 445 2.9 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 398 2.6 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 311 2.0 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 288 1.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 226 1.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 213 1.4 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 30 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lakemba (State Suburbs) was 30 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 6,746 57.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 367 3.2 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 795 6.8 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 483 4.1 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,252 27.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lakemba (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.9% were married and 10.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 39 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lakemba (State Suburbs) was 39 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 5,878 55.7 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 209 2.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,471 42.3 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Lakemba (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 55.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 2.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 40 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 36 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lakemba (State Suburbs) was 40 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 36 years.

Education Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 240 4.2 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 804 14.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 164 2.9 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 318 5.6 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 608 10.6 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 156 2.7 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 156 2.7 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 588 10.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 813 14.2 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 266 4.7 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,604 28.1 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,717 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lakemba (State Suburbs) 36.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 22.5% were in primary school, 16.1% in secondary school and 24.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,023 32.4 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 12,373 88.5 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 482 3.4 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 265 1.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 866 6.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Lakemba (State Suburbs), 6.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 88.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 2,942 51.0 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,749 30.3 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 398 6.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 676 11.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,765 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,765 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lakemba (State Suburbs). Of these 51.0% were employed full time, 30.3% were employed part-time and 11.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 485 9.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 694 13.6 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 567 11.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,233 24.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,713 33.7 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lakemba (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 13.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 33.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 37 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lakemba (State Suburbs) was 37 years and for people who were employed part-time was 33 years.

Occupation Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 357 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 888 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 849 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lakemba (State Suburbs) was $357.

Travel to work, top responses Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,975 51.3 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,223 27.7 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,173 10.1 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 941 8.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Lakemba (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 27.7% provided care for children and 10.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 8.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,024 17.4 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,039 17.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 809 6.9 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,104 9.5 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lakemba (State Suburbs), 17.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 6.9% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 921 24.5 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,164 57.5 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 577 15.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 104 2.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lakemba (State Suburbs), 57.5% were couple families with children, 24.5% were couple families without children and 15.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.4 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.6 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Lakemba (State Suburbs) 17.4% of single parents were male and 82.6% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,311 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,629 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lakemba (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,629 and those without children was $1,311.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 267 8.7 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 124 4.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 234 7.6 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 881 28.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 405 13.1 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 779 25.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 183 5.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 211 6.8 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Lakemba (State Suburbs), of couple families, 8.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 7.6% 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 Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 4,785 95.1 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 249 4.9 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Lakemba (State Suburbs), 95.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,230 25.7 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 244 5.1 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 3,282 68.6 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 7 0.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lakemba (State Suburbs), 25.7% were separate houses, 5.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 68.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 40 0.8 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 216 4.5 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 3,047 63.7 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 911 19.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 362 7.6 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 209 4.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lakemba (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.5% had 1 bedroom, 63.7% had 2 bedrooms and 19.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.3. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,025 21.4 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,126 23.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,375 49.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 29 0.6 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 230 4.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lakemba (State Suburbs), 21.4% were owned outright, 23.5% were owned with a mortgage and 49.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 3,627 75.8 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 925 19.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 232 4.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Lakemba (State Suburbs), of all households, 75.8% were family households, 19.3% were single person households and 4.8% were group households.

Household income Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 32.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lakemba (State Suburbs), 32.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.7% 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 Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 71.4 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 28.6 -- 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 Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,495 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.3 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.7 -- 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 Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
None 811 17.0 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,440 51.0 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 972 20.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 298 6.2 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 263 5.5 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Lakemba (State Suburbs), 51.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 20.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 6.2% 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 Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 48 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 27 56.2 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 21 43.8 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 46 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lakemba (State Suburbs), there were 48 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 27 (or 56.2%) were male and 21 (or 43.8%) were female. The median age was 46 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lakemba % 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 1.5 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 759 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lakemba (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.5, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $759.

Mortgage and rent Lakemba % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 350 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,065 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Lakemba (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $350 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,065.

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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