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Lismore (L)

Code UCL222052 (UCL)
People 291
Male 150
Female 141
Median age 55
Families 83
Average children per family 1.3
All private dwellings 188
Average people per household 1.9
Median weekly household income $577
Median monthly mortgage repayments $542
Median weekly rent $100
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Total 291 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 150 51.5 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 141 48.5 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 291 people in Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 51.5% were male and 48.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.0% of the population.

Age Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 15 5.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 8 2.7 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 14 4.8 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 14 4.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 8 2.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 10 3.4 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 9 3.1 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 11 3.8 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 18 6.2 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 25 8.6 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 22 7.6 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 27 9.3 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 23 7.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 25 8.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 22 7.6 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 21 7.2 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 10 3.4 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 9 3.1 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 55 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 55 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 30.6% of the population.

Registered marital status Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 103 40.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 15 6.0 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 45 17.9 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 35 13.9 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 54 21.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 40.9% were married and 23.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 58 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 50 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 57 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 76 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 38 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 58 years and the median age of people never married was 38 years.

Social marital status Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 98 42.6 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 19 8.3 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 113 49.1 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 42.6% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 61 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 59 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 57 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 61 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 59 years.

Education Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 0 0.0 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 18 31.0 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 0 0.0 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 9 15.5 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 4 6.9 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 6 10.3 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 21 36.2 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 58 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 20.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.5% were in primary school, 22.0% in secondary school and 11.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 236 80.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 44 16.9 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 6 2.3 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 7 2.7 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 203 78.1 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 78.1% of people had both parents born in Australia and 16.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 49 50.5 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 31 32.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 9 9.3 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 8 8.2 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 97 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 97 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 50.5% were employed full time, 32.0% were employed part-time and 8.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 14 15.7 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 14 15.7 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 5 5.6 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 11 12.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 37 41.6 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 15.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 15.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.6% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 47 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 55 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was 47 years and for people who were employed part-time was 55 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 353 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 733 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 577 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) was $353.

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

Unpaid work Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 146 57.7 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 36 14.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 33 13.0 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 55 21.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 57.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 14.3% provided care for children and 13.0% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 21.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 37 14.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 39 15.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 27 10.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 42 16.6 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 15.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 16.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 42 51.9 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 21 25.9 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 18 22.2 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 25.9% were couple families with children, 51.9% were couple families without children and 22.2% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) 25.0% of single parents were male and 75.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 942 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,458 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,458 and those without children was $942.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 6 10.0 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 5.0 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 8 13.3 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 5 8.3 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 3 5.0 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 25 41.7 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 4 6.7 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 6 10.0 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 10.0% had both partners employed full-time, 5.0% had both employed part-time and 13.3% 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 (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 146 80.7 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 35 19.3 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 80.7% of private dwellings were occupied and 19.3% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 132 91.0 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 4.8 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 6 4.1 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 91.0% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 4.8% were flats, units or apartments and 4.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 10 6.8 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 31 21.1 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 84 57.1 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 14 9.5 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 5.4 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 1.9 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 6.8% had 1 bedroom, 21.1% had 2 bedrooms and 57.1% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 1.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 67 46.2 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 48 33.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 22 15.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 5.5 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 46.2% were owned outright, 33.1% were owned with a mortgage and 15.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 78 53.1 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 63 42.9 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 6 4.1 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 53.1% were family households, 42.9% were single person households and 4.1% were group households.

Household income Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 52.8 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 52.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Lismore (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 100 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 97.7 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 2.3 -- 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 (L) % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 542 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 95.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 4.8 -- 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 (L) % Victoria % Australia %
None 13 9.0 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 57 39.3 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 52 35.9 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 14 9.7 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 9 6.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Lismore (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 39.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.7% 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 (L) % 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 (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 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 (L) % 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 (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 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 (L) % 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 (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 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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