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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Lismore (Vic.)

Code SSC20794 (SSC)
People 559
Male 293
Female 266
Median age 53
Families 157
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 345
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $654
Median monthly mortgage repayments $480
Median weekly rent $75
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 559 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 293 52.4 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 266 47.6 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 0 0.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 559 people in Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs) of these 52.4% were male and 47.6% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 25 4.5 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 21 3.8 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 39 7.0 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 22 3.9 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 15 2.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 19 3.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 21 3.8 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 17 3.1 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 26 4.7 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 48 8.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 46 8.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 55 9.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 67 12.0 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 42 7.5 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 35 6.3 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 30 5.4 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 16 2.9 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 13 2.3 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 53 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 53 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.1% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 25.1% of the population.

Registered marital status Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 253 53.5 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 19 4.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 59 12.5 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 41 8.7 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 101 21.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.5% were married and 16.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 59 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 75 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 37 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 37 years.

Social marital status Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 228 52.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 33 7.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 171 39.6 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 7.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 59 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 56 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 58 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 59 years.

Education Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 6 4.9 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 25 20.3 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 7 5.7 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 10 8.1 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 18 14.6 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 4.9 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 9 7.3 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 6 4.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 36 29.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 123 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 21.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.8% were in primary school, 27.6% in secondary school and 12.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 482 86.1 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 58 11.3 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 19 3.7 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 15 2.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 420 82.0 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 82.0% of people had both parents born in Australia and 11.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 141 57.1 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 70 28.3 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 24 9.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 12 4.9 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 247 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 247 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs). Of these 57.1% were employed full time, 28.3% were employed part-time and 4.9% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 23 9.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 24 10.1 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 22 9.3 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 25 10.5 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 121 51.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 9.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 50 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 56 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was 50 years and for people who were employed part-time was 56 years.

Occupation Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 373 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 766 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 654 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs) was $373.

Travel to work, top responses Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 312 65.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 93 19.7 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 59 12.5 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 139 29.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 65.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.7% provided care for children and 12.5% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 29.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 71 15.0 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 86 18.2 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 74 15.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 78 16.5 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 18.2% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 81 51.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 50 32.1 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 25 16.0 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 32.1% were couple families with children, 51.9% were couple families without children and 16.0% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 29.2 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 70.8 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs) 29.2% of single parents were male and 70.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 933 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,025 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,025 and those without children was $933.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 25 18.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 7 5.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 25 18.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 16 12.1 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 5 3.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 32 24.2 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 9 6.8 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 13 9.8 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.9% had both partners employed full-time, 5.3% had both employed part-time and 18.9% 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 Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 259 77.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 77 22.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 77.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 242 93.4 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 7 2.7 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 7 2.7 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 93.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.7% were flats, units or apartments and 2.7% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 12 4.7 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 39 15.1 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 150 58.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 43 16.7 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 5.4 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.7% had 1 bedroom, 15.1% had 2 bedrooms and 58.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 139 53.5 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 65 25.0 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 37 14.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 1.2 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 16 6.2 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 53.5% were owned outright, 25.0% were owned with a mortgage and 14.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 159 61.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 95 36.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6 2.3 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs), of all households, 61.2% were family households, 36.5% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 43.3 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 1.3 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 43.3% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 1.3% 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 Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 75 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.3 -- 9.1 -- 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 Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 480 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.7 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.3 -- 10.1 -- 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 Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
None 13 5.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 81 31.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 98 38.0 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 51 19.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 15 5.8 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs), 31.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 19.8% 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 Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 0 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 0 0.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 0 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lismore (Vic.) (State Suburbs), there were 0 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 0 (or 0.0%) were female. The median age was 0 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 0 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 0 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lismore (Vic.) (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 Lismore (Vic.) % Victoria % 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 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Lismore (Vic.) (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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