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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Lavender Bay

Code SSC11342 (SSC)
People 852
Male 400
Female 452
Median age 36
Families 198
Average children per family 1.5
All private dwellings 521
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $1,947
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,000
Median weekly rent $421
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 852 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 400 46.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 452 53.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 3 0.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 852 people in Lavender Bay (State Suburbs) of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 24 2.8 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 19 2.2 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 16 1.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 18 2.1 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 74 8.7 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 135 15.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 104 12.2 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 66 7.7 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 52 6.1 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 48 5.6 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 54 6.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 41 4.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 65 7.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 57 6.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 23 2.7 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 16 1.9 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 24 2.8 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 16 1.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lavender Bay (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 6.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.2% of the population.

Registered marital status Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 290 36.3 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 22 2.8 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 66 8.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 30 3.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 391 48.9 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lavender Bay (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 36.3% were married and 11.0% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 29 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lavender Bay (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 29 years.

Social marital status Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 237 36.0 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 93 14.1 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 329 49.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Lavender Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 36.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 35 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lavender Bay (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 8 3.4 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 6 2.6 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 10 4.3 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 3 1.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 3 1.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 9 3.8 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 22 9.4 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 69 29.4 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 17 7.2 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 88 37.4 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 235 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lavender Bay (State Suburbs) 27.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 10.1% were in primary school, 6.3% in secondary school and 38.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 493 57.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 293 38.7 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 69 9.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 35 4.6 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 360 47.6 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Lavender Bay (State Suburbs), 47.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 38.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 380 68.3 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 126 22.7 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 28 5.0 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 22 4.0 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 556 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 556 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lavender Bay (State Suburbs). Of these 68.3% were employed full time, 22.7% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 48 9.0 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 40 7.5 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 39 7.3 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 65 12.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 318 59.6 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lavender Bay (State Suburbs), 9.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 59.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 34 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lavender Bay (State Suburbs) was 34 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,235 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,761 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,947 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lavender Bay (State Suburbs) was $1,235.

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

Unpaid work Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 588 73.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 119 14.9 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 67 8.4 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 193 24.2 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Lavender Bay (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 14.9% provided care for children and 8.4% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 24.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 263 33.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 228 28.6 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 64 8.0 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 31 3.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lavender Bay (State Suburbs), 28.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 3.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 119 60.4 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 53 26.9 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 21 10.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 4 2.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lavender Bay (State Suburbs), 26.9% were couple families with children, 60.4% were couple families without children and 10.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Lavender Bay (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,928 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,449 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lavender Bay (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,449 and those without children was $2,928.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 51 30.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 10 5.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 28 16.5 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 19 11.2 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 9 5.3 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 28 16.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 9 5.3 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 16 9.4 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Lavender Bay (State Suburbs), of couple families, 30.0% had both partners employed full-time, 5.9% had both employed part-time and 16.5% 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 Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 405 87.3 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 59 12.7 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Lavender Bay (State Suburbs), 87.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 12.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 48 11.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 78 19.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 280 69.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lavender Bay (State Suburbs), 11.8% were separate houses, 19.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 69.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 26 6.4 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 118 28.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 147 35.9 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 72 17.6 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 42 10.3 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 4 1.0 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lavender Bay (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 28.9% had 1 bedroom, 35.9% had 2 bedrooms and 17.6% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 104 25.6 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 69 17.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 211 52.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 15 3.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 7 1.7 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lavender Bay (State Suburbs), 25.6% were owned outright, 17.0% were owned with a mortgage and 52.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 196 48.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 180 44.1 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 32 7.8 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Lavender Bay (State Suburbs), of all households, 48.0% were family households, 44.1% were single person households and 7.8% were group households.

Household income Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.0 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 23.1 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lavender Bay (State Suburbs), 13.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 23.1% 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 Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 421 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.5 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.5 -- 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 Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.5 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.5 -- 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 Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
None 107 26.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 184 45.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 88 21.7 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 18 4.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 2.2 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Lavender Bay (State Suburbs), 45.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 21.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 4.4% 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 Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 54 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lavender Bay (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 54 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lavender Bay % 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 0 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lavender Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 0, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $0.

Mortgage and rent Lavender Bay % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Lavender Bay (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $0.

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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