2006 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Northern Territory | Urban Centres and Localities

Lajamanu (L)

Code UCL703900 (UCL)
People 669
Male 314
Female 355
Median age 21
Australian citizenship 663
People born overseas 0
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0
Families 128
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 121
Average people per household 5.8
Median weekly household income $915
Median monthly mortgage repayment $0
Median weekly rent $20
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People — demographics
People Lajamanu (L) % Australia %
Total 669 -- 19,855,288 --
Male 314 46.9 9,799,252 49.4
Female 355 53.1 10,056,036 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 613 91.6 455,031 2.3

In the 2006 Census, 669 people were usually resident in Lajamanu (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Of the total population 91.6% were Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Age Lajamanu (L) % Australia %
People
0-4 years 87 13.0 1,260,405 6.3
5-14 years 133 19.9 2,676,807 13.5
15-24 years 166 24.8 2,704,276 13.6
25-54 years 223 33.3 8,376,751 42.2
55-64 years 30 4.5 2,192,675 11.0
65 years and over 31 4.6 2,644,374 13.3
 
Median age 21 -- 37 --

In the 2006 Census, 32.9% of people usually resident in Lajamanu (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were children aged 0-14 years, and 9.1% were people aged 55 years and over. The median age was 21 years.

Selected characteristics Lajamanu (L) % Australia %
Australian citizenship 663 99.1 17,095,569 86.1
People born overseas 0 0.0 4,416,037 22.2
Overseas visitors (excluded from people counts) 0 0.0 206,358 1.0

In the 2006 Census, 99.1% of people usually resident in Lajamanu (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were Australian citizens, 0.0% were born overseas and 0.0% people were overseas visitors.

Registered marital status Lajamanu (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 279 62.0 7,900,684 49.6
Separated or divorced 15 3.3 1,801,979 11.3
Widowed 26 5.8 936,813 5.9
Never married 131 29.1 5,278,600 33.2

In the 2006 Census, 62.0% of people aged 15 years and over usually resident in Lajamanu (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were married, 3.3% were either separated or divorced, 5.8% were widowed and 29.1% were never married.

People — cultural & language diversity
Country of birth Lajamanu (L) % Australia %
Australia 665 99.4 14,072,944 70.9
 
Other top responses

Religious affiliation, top responses Lajamanu (L) % Australia %

Language, top responses (other than English) Lajamanu (L) % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Lajamanu (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 44 32.8 5,827,432 60.7
Worked part-time 63 47.0 2,685,193 27.9
Away from work 8 6.0 337,991 3.5
Hours worked not stated 12 9.0 253,567 2.6
Unemployed 7 5.2 503,804 5.2
Not in the labour force 257 -- 5,271,116 --
Total labour force (includes employed and unemployed people) 134 -- 9,607,987 --
 
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During the week prior to the 2006 Census, 134 people aged 15 years and over in Lajamanu (L) (Urban Centres and Localities) were in the labour force. Of these 32.8% worked full-time, 47.0% worked part-time, 6.0% were away from work, 9.0% were employed but did not state their hours worked and 5.2% were unemployed. 257 people were not in the labour force.

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

Industry of employment, top responses Lajamanu (L) % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Lajamanu (L) % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 207 -- 466 --
Family 526 -- 1,171 --
Household 915 -- 1,027 --

In the 2006 Census in Lajamanu (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over who were usual residents was $207, the median family income was $526 and the median household income was $915.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition

Families — family composition
Family composition Lajamanu (L) % Australia %
Couple family without children 24 18.8 1,943,643 37.2
Couple family with children 81 63.3 2,362,582 45.3
One parent family 23 18.0 823,254 15.8
Other family 0 0.0 89,686 1.7
Total families 128 -- 5,219,165 --

In the 2006 Census, there were 128 families in Lajamanu (L) (Urban Centres and Localities): of these 18.8% were couple families without children, 63.3% were couple families with children, 18.0% were one parent families and 0.0% were other families.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | dwelling characteristics | household composition

Dwellings — dwelling structure

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

Dwelling type Lajamanu (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 108 -- 7,596,183 --
All private dwellings (including unoccupied) 121 -- 8,426,559 --

In the 2006 Census 108 occupied private dwellings were counted in Lajamanu (L) (Urban Centres and Localities).

Dwelling structure Lajamanu (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 105 97.2 5,685,387 74.8
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 702,550 9.2
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 1,076,315 14.2
Other dwelling 3 2.8 127,337 1.7
Dwelling type not stated 0 0.0 4,594 0.1

In the 2006 Census, of the occupied private dwellings in Lajamanu (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 97.2% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 2.8% were other dwellings.

Tenure Lajamanu (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 0 0.0 2,478,264 32.6
Owned with a mortgage (includes being purchased under rent/buy scheme) 0 0.0 2,448,205 32.2
Rented (includes rent-free) 105 97.2 2,063,947 27.2
Other tenure type 4 3.7 65,715 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 540,050 7.1

In the 2006 Census in Lajamanu (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 0.0% of occupied private dwellings were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 97.2% were rented.

Landlord type Lajamanu (L) % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings being rented (including rent-free accommodation)
Real estate agent 0 0.0 1,043,198 50.5
State or Territory housing authority 8 7.6 306,697 14.9
Other landlord type 94 89.5 652,012 31.6
Landlord type not stated 3 2.9 62,037 3.0

In the 2006 Census in Lajamanu (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), of the occupied private dwellings being rented, 0.0% were rented from a real estate agent, 7.6% were rented from a State or Territory housing authority and 89.5% were rented from other landlord type.

Dwellings — dwelling characteristics
Dwelling characteristics Lajamanu (L) % Australia %
Median weekly rent 20 -- 190 --
Median monthly mortgage repayment 0 -- 1,300 --
Average people per household 5.8 -- 2.6 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2.1 -- 1.1 --

In the 2006 Census in Lajamanu (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), the median weekly rent was $20. The median monthly mortgage repayment was $0. The average people per household was 5.8 and the average number of people per bedroom was 2.1.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lajamanu (L) % Australia %
Excludes visitor only and other not classifiable households
Family households 90 83.3 5,122,760 67.4
Single (or lone) person households 8 7.4 1,740,481 22.9
Group households 0 0.0 280,856 3.7

In the 2006 Census in Lajamanu (L) (Urban Centres and Localities), 83.3% of occupied private dwellings were family households, 7.4% were single (or lone) person households and 0.0% 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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