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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Lavington

Code SSC11343 (SSC)
People 12,032
Male 5,811
Female 6,221
Median age 39
Families 3,135
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 5,758
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $826
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $175
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 12,032 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,811 48.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,221 51.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 363 3.0 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 12,032 people in Lavington (State Suburbs) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.0% of the population.

Age Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 722 6.0 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 709 5.9 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 704 5.9 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 846 7.0 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 852 7.1 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 819 6.8 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 705 5.9 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 666 5.5 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 703 5.8 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 758 6.3 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 837 7.0 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 806 6.7 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 809 6.7 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 610 5.1 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 512 4.3 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 401 3.3 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 326 2.7 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 246 2.0 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 39 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lavington (State Suburbs) was 39 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 17.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 4,342 43.9 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 390 3.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 1,039 10.5 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 713 7.2 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 3,412 34.5 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lavington (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 43.9% were married and 14.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 54 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 49 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 25 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lavington (State Suburbs) was 54 years and the median age of people never married was 25 years.

Social marital status Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,962 44.1 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 806 9.0 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,222 47.0 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Lavington (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 44.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 9.0% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 32 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 40 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lavington (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 32 years.

Education Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 186 5.6 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 583 17.5 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 194 5.8 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 97 2.9 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 534 16.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 111 3.3 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 75 2.2 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 416 12.5 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 290 8.7 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 52 1.6 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 800 24.0 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,338 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lavington (State Suburbs) 27.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 26.2% were in primary school, 21.6% in secondary school and 21.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 10,165 84.5 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 1,564 13.9 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 567 5.0 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 329 2.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 8,828 78.2 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Lavington (State Suburbs), 78.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 13.9% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 3,307 56.8 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,736 29.8 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 360 6.2 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 415 7.1 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 5,818 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 5,818 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lavington (State Suburbs). Of these 56.8% were employed full time, 29.8% were employed part-time and 7.1% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 603 11.2 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 494 9.1 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 637 11.8 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 1,122 20.8 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 2,182 40.4 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lavington (State Suburbs), 11.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 40.4% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 41 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lavington (State Suburbs) was 41 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 490 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,107 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 826 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lavington (State Suburbs) was $490.

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

Unpaid work Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 6,798 68.7 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,588 26.2 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,150 11.6 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 1,643 16.6 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Lavington (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 68.7% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.2% provided care for children and 11.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 2,153 21.8 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,522 25.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 1,147 11.6 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 976 9.9 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lavington (State Suburbs), 25.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.9% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,317 42.0 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 1,110 35.4 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 652 20.8 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 56 1.8 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lavington (State Suburbs), 35.4% were couple families with children, 42.0% were couple families without children and 20.8% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.6 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.4 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Lavington (State Suburbs) 17.6% of single parents were male and 82.4% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 1,626 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,831 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lavington (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,831 and those without children was $1,626.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 460 18.9 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 74 3.0 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 555 22.9 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 379 15.6 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 141 5.8 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 523 21.5 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 167 6.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 129 5.3 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Lavington (State Suburbs), of couple families, 18.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 22.9% 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 Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,084 91.0 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 504 9.0 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Lavington (State Suburbs), 91.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.0% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 3,416 67.2 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 456 9.0 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,154 22.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 58 1.1 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lavington (State Suburbs), 67.2% were separate houses, 9.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 22.7% were flats, units or apartments and 1.1% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 17 0.3 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 159 3.1 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,439 28.3 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 2,304 45.3 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 1,024 20.1 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 141 2.8 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.9 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lavington (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 3.1% had 1 bedroom, 28.3% had 2 bedrooms and 45.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.9. The average household size was 2.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,509 29.7 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,573 30.9 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 1,808 35.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 17 0.3 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 176 3.5 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lavington (State Suburbs), 29.7% were owned outright, 30.9% were owned with a mortgage and 35.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 3,099 60.9 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,770 34.8 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 216 4.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Lavington (State Suburbs), of all households, 60.9% were family households, 34.8% were single person households and 4.2% were group households.

Household income Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 35.7 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lavington (State Suburbs), 35.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.7% 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 Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 175 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.2 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.8 -- 11.6 -- 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 Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.4 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.6 -- 10.5 -- 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 Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
None 553 10.9 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,100 41.3 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,579 31.1 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 629 12.4 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 223 4.4 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Lavington (State Suburbs), 41.3% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 31.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.4% 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 Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 365 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 181 49.6 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 184 50.4 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 19 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lavington (State Suburbs), there were 365 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 181 (or 49.6%) were male and 184 (or 50.4%) were female. The median age was 19 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 733 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lavington (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.9, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $733.

Mortgage and rent Lavington % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 150 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,452 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Lavington (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $150 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,452.

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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