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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Lidcombe

Code SSC11363 (SSC)
People 16,670
Male 8,473
Female 8,197
Median age 33
Families 4,377
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 5,578
Average people per household 3.1
Median weekly household income $1,230
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $370
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 Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 16,670 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 8,473 50.8 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 8,197 49.2 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 69 0.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 16,670 people in Lidcombe (State Suburbs) of these 50.8% were male and 49.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 1,075 6.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 853 5.1 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 876 5.3 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 1,059 6.4 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 1,564 9.4 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,793 10.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,571 9.4 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,228 7.4 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,103 6.6 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 1,134 6.8 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 1,148 6.9 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 967 5.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 679 4.1 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 467 2.8 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 386 2.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 275 1.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 245 1.5 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 248 1.5 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 33 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lidcombe (State Suburbs) was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 16.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 7,311 52.7 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 327 2.4 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 828 6.0 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 583 4.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 4,818 34.7 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lidcombe (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 52.7% were married and 8.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lidcombe (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 6,565 50.9 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 415 3.2 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 5,918 45.9 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Lidcombe (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 50.9% of people were in a registered marriage and 3.2% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 34 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 28 -- 34 -- 33 --

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

Education Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 198 3.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 618 11.1 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 277 5.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 107 1.9 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 664 11.9 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 247 4.4 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 119 2.1 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 585 10.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 1,286 23.1 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 295 5.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,169 21.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 5,565 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lidcombe (State Suburbs) 33.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 18.0% were in primary school, 18.5% in secondary school and 33.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 5,450 32.7 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 13,389 86.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 427 2.7 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 368 2.4 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,367 8.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Lidcombe (State Suburbs), 8.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 86.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

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

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

People — employment
Employment Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 4,811 59.5 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 2,213 27.4 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 450 5.6 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 616 7.6 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 8,090 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 8,090 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lidcombe (State Suburbs). Of these 59.5% were employed full time, 27.4% were employed part-time and 7.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 687 9.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 844 11.3 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 682 9.1 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,837 24.6 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,977 39.8 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lidcombe (State Suburbs), 9.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 33 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lidcombe (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 33 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 444 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,238 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,230 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lidcombe (State Suburbs) was $444.

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

Unpaid work Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,917 57.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,060 22.1 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,333 9.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,480 10.7 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Lidcombe (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.1% provided care for children and 9.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,912 21.0 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,772 20.0 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,177 8.5 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 1,056 7.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lidcombe (State Suburbs), 20.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,327 30.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 2,225 50.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 683 15.6 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 143 3.3 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lidcombe (State Suburbs), 50.8% were couple families with children, 30.3% were couple families without children and 15.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Lidcombe (State Suburbs) 17.5% of single parents were male and 82.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,797 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,147 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lidcombe (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,147 and those without children was $1,797.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 802 22.6 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 175 4.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 417 11.7 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 763 21.5 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 280 7.9 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 721 20.3 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 199 5.6 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 194 5.5 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Lidcombe (State Suburbs), of couple families, 22.6% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 11.7% 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 Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,131 95.7 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 229 4.3 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Lidcombe (State Suburbs), 95.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,063 59.7 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,002 19.5 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,040 20.3 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 12 0.2 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lidcombe (State Suburbs), 59.7% were separate houses, 19.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 20.3% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 41 0.8 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 109 2.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,537 30.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,089 40.7 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,223 23.8 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 130 2.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lidcombe (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.1% had 1 bedroom, 30.0% had 2 bedrooms and 40.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 3.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,392 27.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,820 35.5 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,718 33.5 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 37 0.7 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 163 3.2 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lidcombe (State Suburbs), 27.1% were owned outright, 35.5% were owned with a mortgage and 33.5% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 4,080 79.5 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 782 15.2 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 268 5.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Lidcombe (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.5% were family households, 15.2% were single person households and 5.2% were group households.

Household income Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 22.3 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lidcombe (State Suburbs), 22.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.7% 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 Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 370 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 83.1 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 16.9 -- 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 Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 85.6 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 14.4 -- 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 Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
None 710 13.8 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,202 42.9 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,518 29.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 509 9.9 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 192 3.7 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Lidcombe (State Suburbs), 42.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 29.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.9% 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 Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 70 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 35 50.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 35 50.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 29 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lidcombe (State Suburbs), there were 70 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 35 (or 50.0%) were male and 35 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 29 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lidcombe % 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 2.6 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,416 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lidcombe (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.6, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,416.

Mortgage and rent Lidcombe % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 410 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,647 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Lidcombe (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $410 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,647.

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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