2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | South Australia | State Suburbs

Lenswood

Code SSC40364 (SSC)
People 530
Male 277
Female 253
Median age 44
Families 158
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 216
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,429
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $120
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Total 530 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 277 52.3 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 253 47.7 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.8 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 530 people in Lenswood (State Suburbs) of these 52.3% were male and 47.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 19 3.6 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 39 7.4 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 40 7.5 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 39 7.4 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 12 2.3 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 26 4.9 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 23 4.3 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 29 5.5 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 40 7.5 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 48 9.1 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 46 8.7 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 53 10.0 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 31 5.8 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 37 7.0 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 23 4.3 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 0.6 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 10 1.9 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 12 2.3 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 44 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lenswood (State Suburbs) was 44 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 18.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 15.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 253 58.2 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 11 2.5 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 46 10.6 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 14 3.2 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 111 25.5 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lenswood (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.2% were married and 12.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 55 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 40 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 51 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lenswood (State Suburbs) was 55 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 240 59.0 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 39 9.6 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 128 31.4 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Lenswood (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 59.0% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 54 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 53 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 39 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lenswood (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 53 years.

Education Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 6 4.0 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 40 26.7 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 4 2.7 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 8 5.3 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 23 15.3 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 6 4.0 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 5 3.3 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 15 10.0 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 11 7.3 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 6 4.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 26 17.3 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 150 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lenswood (State Suburbs) 27.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 35.6% were in primary school, 22.8% in secondary school and 16.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 427 80.4 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 86 17.4 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 35 7.1 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 33 6.7 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 341 68.9 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Lenswood (State Suburbs), 68.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 17.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 183 62.2 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 87 29.6 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 15 5.1 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 9 3.1 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 294 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 294 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lenswood (State Suburbs). Of these 62.2% were employed full time, 29.6% were employed part-time and 3.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 28 9.9 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 28 9.9 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 30 10.6 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 39 13.7 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 145 51.1 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lenswood (State Suburbs), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.9% worked 16 to 24 hours and 51.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 53 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lenswood (State Suburbs) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 53 years.

Occupation Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 640 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,533 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,429 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lenswood (State Suburbs) was $640.

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

Unpaid work Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 343 79.0 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 137 31.6 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 45 10.4 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 111 25.6 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Lenswood (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 79.0% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 31.6% 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, 25.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 103 23.7 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 121 27.8 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 68 15.6 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 53 12.2 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lenswood (State Suburbs), 27.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 78 49.4 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 66 41.8 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 14 8.9 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lenswood (State Suburbs), 41.8% were couple families with children, 49.4% were couple families without children and 8.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.0 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.0 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Lenswood (State Suburbs) 25.0% of single parents were male and 75.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 2,027 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,777 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lenswood (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,777 and those without children was $2,027.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 30 21.3 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 4.3 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 32 22.7 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 20 14.2 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 14 9.9 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 19 13.5 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 8 5.7 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 12 8.5 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Lenswood (State Suburbs), of couple families, 21.3% had both partners employed full-time, 4.3% had both employed part-time and 22.7% 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 Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 204 97.1 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 6 2.9 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Lenswood (State Suburbs), 97.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 2.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 203 100.0 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lenswood (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 1.5 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 28 13.7 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 121 59.3 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 49 24.0 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 3 1.5 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.1 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Lenswood (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 1.5% had 1 bedroom, 13.7% had 2 bedrooms and 59.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.1. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 81 39.9 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 83 40.9 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 31 15.3 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 2.0 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 2.0 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lenswood (State Suburbs), 39.9% were owned outright, 40.9% were owned with a mortgage and 15.3% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 158 78.2 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 35 17.3 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 9 4.5 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Lenswood (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.2% were family households, 17.3% were single person households and 4.5% were group households.

Household income Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 17.7 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.0 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lenswood (State Suburbs), 17.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.0% 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 Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 120 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.4 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.6 -- 9.3 -- 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 Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.4 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.6 -- 8.8 -- 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 Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
None 0 0.0 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 42 20.8 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 77 38.1 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 74 36.6 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 4.5 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Lenswood (State Suburbs), 20.8% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 38.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 36.6% 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 Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 43 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lenswood (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 43 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 4 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 3,250 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lenswood (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 4, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $3,250.

Mortgage and rent Lenswood % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,992 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Lenswood (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 $2,992.

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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