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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Lane Cove

Code SSC11329 (SSC)
People 9,474
Male 4,428
Female 5,046
Median age 38
Families 2,509
Average children per family 1.7
All private dwellings 4,230
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $1,942
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,600
Median weekly rent $420
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 9,474 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 4,428 46.7 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 5,046 53.3 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 25 0.3 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 9,474 people in Lane Cove (State Suburbs) of these 46.7% were male and 53.3% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population.

Age Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 712 7.5 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 571 6.0 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 473 5.0 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 416 4.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 432 4.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 662 7.0 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 880 9.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 842 8.9 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 723 7.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 700 7.4 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 561 5.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 493 5.2 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 508 5.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 388 4.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 294 3.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 237 2.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 241 2.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 340 3.6 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 38 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lane Cove (State Suburbs) was 38 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,918 50.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 162 2.1 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 645 8.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 515 6.7 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 2,485 32.2 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lane Cove (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 50.7% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 46 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 54 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 83 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lane Cove (State Suburbs) was 46 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,608 51.2 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 574 8.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 2,862 40.6 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Lane Cove (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lane Cove (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 34 years.

Education Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 206 7.8 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 500 19.0 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 140 5.3 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 61 2.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 178 6.8 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 178 6.8 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 146 5.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 165 6.3 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 539 20.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 76 2.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 447 17.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 2,636 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lane Cove (State Suburbs) 27.8% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.6% were in primary school, 19.1% in secondary school and 26.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,880 62.1 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 3,947 43.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 768 8.5 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 583 6.5 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 3,729 41.3 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Lane Cove (State Suburbs), 41.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 43.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,522 66.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,338 25.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 234 4.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 183 3.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,277 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,277 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lane Cove (State Suburbs). Of these 66.7% were employed full time, 25.4% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 486 9.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 430 8.4 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 422 8.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 728 14.3 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,790 54.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lane Cove (State Suburbs), 9.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 54.8% worked 40 hours or more.

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

The median age of people employed full-time in Lane Cove (State Suburbs) was 40 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 957 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,536 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,942 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lane Cove (State Suburbs) was $957.

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

Unpaid work Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 5,983 77.4 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,263 29.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 801 10.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,756 22.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Lane Cove (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 29.3% provided care for children and 10.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,141 27.7 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,260 29.2 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 951 12.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 629 8.1 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lane Cove (State Suburbs), 29.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 8.1% 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 % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 950 37.9 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,202 47.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 302 12.0 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 54 2.2 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lane Cove (State Suburbs), 47.9% were couple families with children, 37.9% were couple families without children and 12.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 15.3 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 84.7 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Lane Cove (State Suburbs) 15.3% of single parents were male and 84.7% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,002 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,227 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lane Cove (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,227 and those without children was $3,002.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 647 30.1 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 74 3.4 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 480 22.3 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 344 16.0 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 91 4.2 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 253 11.8 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 129 6.0 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 132 6.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Lane Cove (State Suburbs), of couple families, 30.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.4% had both employed part-time and 22.3% 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 % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 3,799 92.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 298 7.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Lane Cove (State Suburbs), 92.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,527 40.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 352 9.3 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,899 50.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 20 0.5 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lane Cove (State Suburbs), 40.2% were separate houses, 9.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 50.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.5% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 56 1.5 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 282 7.4 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,534 40.4 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,130 29.8 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 740 19.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 55 1.4 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lane Cove (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 7.4% had 1 bedroom, 40.4% had 2 bedrooms and 29.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.4 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,236 32.5 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,253 33.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,186 31.2 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 52 1.4 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 72 1.9 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lane Cove (State Suburbs), 32.5% were owned outright, 33.0% were owned with a mortgage and 31.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,473 65.1 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,155 30.4 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 169 4.5 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Lane Cove (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.1% were family households, 30.4% were single person households and 4.5% were group households.

Household income Lane Cove % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 15.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 25.0 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lane Cove (State Suburbs), 15.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 25.0% 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 % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 420 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.8 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.2 -- 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 % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,600 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.4 -- 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 % New South Wales % Australia %
None 435 11.5 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 1,877 49.4 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,113 29.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 288 7.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 84 2.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Lane Cove (State Suburbs), 49.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 7.6% 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 % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 25 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 32.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 17 68.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 35 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lane Cove (State Suburbs), there were 25 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 32.0%) were male and 17 (or 68.0%) were female. The median age was 35 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lane Cove % 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 1.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.3 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,458 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lane Cove (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 1.8, with 1.3 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,458.

Mortgage and rent Lane Cove % 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 477 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Lane Cove (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $430 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $477.

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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