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2011 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Australian Capital Territory | State Suburbs

Lyneham

Code SSC80063 (SSC)
People 4,484
Male 2,148
Female 2,336
Median age 36
Families 1,017
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 2,143
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $1,643
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $340
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 Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Total 4,484 -- 357,222 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,148 47.9 176,746 49.5 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,336 52.1 180,476 50.5 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 35 0.8 5,185 1.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,484 people in Lyneham (State Suburbs) of these 47.9% were male and 52.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

Age Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 208 4.6 23,843 6.7 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 148 3.3 21,411 6.0 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 130 2.9 21,089 5.9 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 193 4.3 23,999 6.7 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 487 10.9 30,750 8.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 543 12.1 30,535 8.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 438 9.8 27,708 7.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 299 6.7 26,960 7.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 284 6.3 25,973 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 289 6.4 24,602 6.9 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 287 6.4 23,405 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 303 6.8 20,408 5.7 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 216 4.8 18,373 5.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 165 3.7 12,672 3.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 104 2.3 8,994 2.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 127 2.8 6,591 1.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 104 2.3 5,074 1.4 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 161 3.6 4,835 1.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 36 -- 34 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lyneham (State Suburbs) was 36 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 10.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,391 34.8 137,508 47.3 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 116 2.9 7,536 2.6 529,280 3.0
Divorced 351 8.8 23,093 7.9 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 255 6.4 11,350 3.9 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,884 47.1 111,389 38.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lyneham (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 34.8% were married and 11.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 51 -- 48 -- 50 --
Separated 55 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 81 -- 77 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lyneham (State Suburbs) was 51 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,181 35.8 124,924 48.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 472 14.3 27,591 10.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,647 49.9 105,845 41.0 6,413,399 41.3

In Lyneham (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 35.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 14.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 50 -- 48 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 32 -- 30 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lyneham (State Suburbs) was 50 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 35 2.4 5,201 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 134 9.0 16,597 14.5 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 23 1.6 7,451 6.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 19 1.3 3,662 3.2 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 105 7.1 12,384 10.8 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 17 1.1 6,635 5.8 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 32 2.2 4,096 3.6 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 106 7.1 9,181 8.0 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 527 35.5 28,337 24.7 932,524 14.3
Other 37 2.5 2,807 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 448 30.2 18,506 16.1 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,483 -- 114,857 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lyneham (State Suburbs) 33.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 11.9% were in primary school, 10.3% in secondary school and 42.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Australia 2,877 64.1 255,052 71.4 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,420 35.4 108,891 32.2 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 352 8.8 27,344 8.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 283 7.1 21,036 6.2 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,954 48.7 180,529 53.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Lyneham (State Suburbs), 48.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 35.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 1,589 63.6 132,040 65.0 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 640 25.6 51,028 25.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 167 6.7 12,821 6.3 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 101 4.0 7,316 3.6 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 2,497 -- 203,205 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 2,497 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lyneham (State Suburbs). Of these 63.6% were employed full time, 25.6% were employed part-time and 4.0% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 224 9.3 18,664 9.5 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 204 8.5 14,748 7.5 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 210 8.8 17,617 9.0 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 535 22.3 43,133 22.0 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 1,057 44.1 88,909 45.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lyneham (State Suburbs), 9.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 33 -- 36 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lyneham (State Suburbs) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 33 years.

Occupation Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 882 -- 917 -- 577 --
Family 2,250 -- 2,277 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,643 -- 1,920 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lyneham (State Suburbs) was $882.

Travel to work, top responses Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,961 74.1 226,730 77.9 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 761 19.0 82,139 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 390 9.8 30,889 10.6 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 886 22.2 61,571 21.2 3,090,874 17.8

In Lyneham (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.0% provided care for children and 9.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 22.2% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 1,081 27.0 75,671 26.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 1,214 30.4 91,161 31.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 443 11.1 37,329 12.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 225 5.6 22,571 7.8 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lyneham (State Suburbs), 30.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.1% worked 15 to 29 hours and 5.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 508 49.9 35,150 37.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 345 33.9 43,191 46.2 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 145 14.2 13,601 14.6 901,637 15.9
Other family 20 2.0 1,452 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lyneham (State Suburbs), 33.9% were couple families with children, 49.9% were couple families without children and 14.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.2 -- 19.8 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.8 -- 80.2 -- 82.4

In Lyneham (State Suburbs) 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,791 -- 2,662 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,256 -- 3,060 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lyneham (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,256 and those without children was $2,791.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 232 27.1 24,454 31.2 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 30 3.5 2,579 3.3 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 162 18.9 16,099 20.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 124 14.5 10,520 13.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 36 4.2 3,301 4.2 251,191 5.4
Both not working 146 17.1 10,452 13.3 899,598 19.2
Other 58 6.8 6,140 7.8 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 67 7.8 4,800 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Lyneham (State Suburbs), of couple families, 27.1% had both partners employed full-time, 3.5% 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 Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,848 92.2 129,423 92.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 156 7.8 10,196 7.3 934,470 10.7

In Lyneham (State Suburbs), 92.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 674 36.5 94,266 72.8 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 728 39.4 18,811 14.5 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 444 24.0 16,071 12.4 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 3 0.2 228 0.2 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lyneham (State Suburbs), 36.5% were separate houses, 39.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 24.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 8 0.4 419 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 205 11.1 6,739 5.2 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 573 31.0 17,477 13.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 734 39.7 56,123 43.4 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 296 16.0 47,271 36.5 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 35 1.9 1,396 1.1 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lyneham (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 11.1% had 1 bedroom, 31.0% had 2 bedrooms and 39.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 466 25.2 36,739 28.4 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 428 23.1 50,392 38.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 899 48.6 39,592 30.6 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 18 1.0 816 0.6 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 40 2.2 1,886 1.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lyneham (State Suburbs), 25.2% were owned outright, 23.1% were owned with a mortgage and 48.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Family households 1,009 54.5 91,979 71.1 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 657 35.5 30,248 23.4 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 186 10.0 7,198 5.6 321,007 4.1

In Lyneham (State Suburbs), of all households, 54.5% were family households, 35.5% were single person households and 10.0% were group households.

Household income Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.2 -- 12.9 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.5 -- 23.7 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lyneham (State Suburbs), 19.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 18.5% 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 Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median rent 340 -- 380 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.4 -- 92.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.6 -- 8.0 -- 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 Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 2,167 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.8 -- 92.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.2 -- 7.8 -- 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 Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
None 253 13.7 7,978 6.2 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 868 46.9 47,517 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 512 27.7 50,278 38.8 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 178 9.6 21,104 16.3 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 39 2.1 2,548 2.0 234,292 3.0

In Lyneham (State Suburbs), 46.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 27.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.6% 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 Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 35 -- 5,185 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 12 34.3 2,656 51.2 270,331 49.3
Female 23 65.7 2,529 48.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 38 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lyneham (State Suburbs), there were 35 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 12 (or 34.3%) were male and 23 (or 65.7%) were female. The median age was 38 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,571 -- 1,666 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lyneham (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.1, with 1.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,571.

Mortgage and rent Lyneham % Australian Capital Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 360 -- 305 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 2,167 -- 1,647 --

In Lyneham (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $360 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,733.

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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