2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Mount Lewis

Code SSC11622 (SSC)
People 1,104
Male 518
Female 586
Median age 35
Families 297
Average children per family 2.2
All private dwellings 359
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $979
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,500
Median weekly rent $313
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.7
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 1,104 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 518 46.9 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 586 53.1 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 4 0.4 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,104 people in Mount Lewis (State Suburbs) of these 46.9% were male and 53.1% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population.

Age Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 82 7.4 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 74 6.7 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 79 7.2 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 84 7.6 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 87 7.9 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 72 6.5 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 69 6.3 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 73 6.6 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 72 6.5 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 55 5.0 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 62 5.6 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 64 5.8 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 62 5.6 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 52 4.7 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 45 4.1 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 27 2.5 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 21 1.9 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 21 1.9 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Mount Lewis (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 14.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 464 53.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 32 3.7 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 55 6.3 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 39 4.5 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 279 32.1 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Mount Lewis (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.4% were married and 9.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 41 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 56 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 23 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Mount Lewis (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 23 years.

Social marital status Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 427 51.8 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 21 2.5 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 377 45.7 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Mount Lewis (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 51.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 2.5% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 30 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 30 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Mount Lewis (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 30 years.

Education Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 23 6.5 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 33 9.3 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 46 13.0 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 17 4.8 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 32 9.0 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 32 9.0 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 16 4.5 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 38 10.7 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 40 11.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 8 2.3 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 70 19.7 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 355 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Mount Lewis (State Suburbs) 32.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 27.0% were in primary school, 22.5% in secondary school and 22.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 587 53.3 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 757 74.0 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 74 7.2 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 33 3.2 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 159 15.5 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Mount Lewis (State Suburbs), 15.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 74.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 212 53.9 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 102 26.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 41 10.4 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 38 9.7 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 393 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 393 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Lewis (State Suburbs). Of these 53.9% were employed full time, 26.0% were employed part-time and 9.7% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 35 9.9 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 20 5.7 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 41 11.6 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 60 17.0 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 156 44.3 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Mount Lewis (State Suburbs), 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.7% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.3% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 36 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 36 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Mount Lewis (State Suburbs) was 36 years and for people who were employed part-time was 36 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 347 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,024 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 979 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Lewis (State Suburbs) was $347.

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

Unpaid work Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 471 54.1 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 228 26.3 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 119 13.7 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 74 8.5 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Mount Lewis (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 54.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 26.3% provided care for children and 13.7% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 8.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 149 17.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 161 18.5 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 76 8.8 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 82 9.4 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Lewis (State Suburbs), 18.5% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 75 25.1 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 153 51.2 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 68 22.7 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 1.0 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Mount Lewis (State Suburbs), 51.2% were couple families with children, 25.1% were couple families without children and 22.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 12.5 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.5 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Mount Lewis (State Suburbs) 12.5% of single parents were male and 87.5% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 2,083 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,222 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Lewis (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,222 and those without children was $2,083.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 27 12.0 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 1.3 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 19 8.4 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 31 13.8 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 24 10.7 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 99 44.0 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 15 6.7 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 3.1 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Mount Lewis (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.0% had both partners employed full-time, 1.3% had both employed part-time and 8.4% 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 Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 327 93.2 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 24 6.8 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Mount Lewis (State Suburbs), 93.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 6.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 323 98.8 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 1.2 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Lewis (State Suburbs), 98.8% were separate houses, 1.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 4 1.2 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 62 19.0 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 147 45.0 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 97 29.7 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 14 4.3 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Lewis (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.9% had 1 bedroom, 19.0% had 2 bedrooms and 45.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.2. The average household size was 3.2 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 117 35.8 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 91 27.8 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 108 33.0 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 11 3.4 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Lewis (State Suburbs), 35.8% were owned outright, 27.8% were owned with a mortgage and 33.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 281 86.2 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 41 12.6 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 4 1.2 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Mount Lewis (State Suburbs), of all households, 86.2% were family households, 12.6% were single person households and 1.2% were group households.

Household income Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 33.2 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 11.2 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Mount Lewis (State Suburbs), 33.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 11.2% 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 Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 313 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 86.9 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 13.1 -- 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 Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,500 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 88.2 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 11.8 -- 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 Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
None 34 10.4 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 118 36.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 99 30.3 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 60 18.3 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 16 4.9 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Mount Lewis (State Suburbs), 36.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.3% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.3% 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 Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 5 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 0 0.0 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 5 100.0 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 36 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Mount Lewis (State Suburbs), there were 5 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 0 (or 0.0%) were male and 5 (or 100.0%) were female. The median age was 36 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Mount Lewis % 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 3 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Mount Lewis (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Mount Lewis % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 90 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Mount Lewis (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $90 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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