2006 Census QuickStats

All people - usual residents

Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Lakes Entrance

Code SSC25953 (SSC)
People 4,094
Male 1,991
Female 2,103
Median age 49
Australian citizenship 3,642
People born overseas 480
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 24
Families 1,080
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,419
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $565
Median monthly mortgage repayment $950
Median weekly rent $135
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includes demographics | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics
People Lakes Entrance % Australia %
Total 4,094 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 1,991 48.6 9,799,252 49.4
Female 2,103 51.4 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 178 4.3 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 4,094 people were usually resident in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs): of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Of the total population 4.3% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Lakes Entrance % Australia %
People
0-4 years 215 5.3 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 451 11.0 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 409 10.0 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 1,296 31.7 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 618 15.1 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 1,107 27.0 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 49 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 16.3% of people usually resident in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs) were children aged 0-14 years, and 42.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 49 years.

Selected characteristics Lakes Entrance % Australia %
Australian citizenship 3,642 89.0 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 480 11.7 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 24 0.6 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 89.0% of people usually resident in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs) were Australian citizens, 11.7% were born overseas and 0.6% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Lakes Entrance % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,751 51.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 417 12.2 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 383 11.2 936,813 5.9
Never married 882 25.7 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 51.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs) were married, 12.2% were either separated or divorced, 11.2% were widowed and 25.7% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Lakes Entrance % Australia %
Australia 3,260 79.6 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Lakes Entrance % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Lakes Entrance % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Lakes Entrance % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 668 46.5 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 514 35.8 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 77 5.4 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 51 3.5 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 127 8.8 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 1,708 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 1,437 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 1,437 people aged 15 years and over in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs) were in the labour force. Of these 46.5% worked full-time, 35.8% worked part-time, 5.4% were away from work, 3.5% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 8.8% were unemployed. 1,708 people were not in the labour force.

Occupation Lakes Entrance % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Industry of employment, top responses Lakes Entrance % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Lakes Entrance % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 320 -- 466 --
Family 649 -- 1,171 --
Household 565 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $320, the median family income was $649 and the median household income was $565.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Lakes Entrance % Australia %
Couple family without children 573 53.1 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 322 29.8 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 180 16.7 823,254 15.8
Other family 5 0.5 89,686 1.7
Total families 1,080 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 1,080 families in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs): of these 53.1% were couple families without children, 29.8% were couple families with children, 16.7% were one parent families and 0.5% were other families.

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includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwellings include visitor only and other not-classifiable households unless otherwise stated

Dwelling type Lakes Entrance % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,821 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 2,419 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 1,821 occupied private dwellings were counted in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs).

Dwelling structure Lakes Entrance % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,369 75.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 45 2.5 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 283 15.5 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 124 6.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), 75.2% were separate houses, 2.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 15.5% were flats, units or apartments and 6.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Lakes Entrance % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 781 42.9 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 317 17.4 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 551 30.3 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 17 0.9 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 156 8.6 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), 42.9% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 17.4% were owned with a mortgage and 30.3% were rented.

Landlord type Lakes Entrance % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 210 38.1 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 146 26.5 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 181 32.8 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 16 2.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 38.1% were rented from a real estate agent, 26.5% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 32.8% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Lakes Entrance % Australia %
Median weekly rent 135 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 950 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), the median weekly rent was $135. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $950. The average people per household was 2.2 and the average number of people per bedroom was 1.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lakes Entrance % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 1,071 58.8 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 538 29.5 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 43 2.4 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), 58.8% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 29.5% were single (or lone) person households and 2.4% were group households.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 25/10/2007

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

Census Data Quality.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It contains data from the 2006 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2006. 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 2006 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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