2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Lake Gardens

Code SSC20755 (SSC)
People 1,666
Male 769
Female 897
Median age 42
Families 469
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 699
Average people per household 2.6
Median weekly household income $1,402
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,465
Median weekly rent $300
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 Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Total 1,666 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 769 46.2 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 897 53.8 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 9 0.5 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,666 people in Lake Gardens (State Suburbs) of these 46.2% were male and 53.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.5% of the population.

Age Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 98 5.9 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 131 7.9 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 132 7.9 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 114 6.8 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 79 4.7 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 52 3.1 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 62 3.7 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 92 5.5 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 140 8.4 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 124 7.4 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 119 7.1 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 134 8.0 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 79 4.7 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 86 5.2 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 86 5.2 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 77 4.6 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 35 2.1 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 25 1.5 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 42 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lake Gardens (State Suburbs) was 42 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 797 60.9 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 36 2.8 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 97 7.4 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 83 6.3 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 295 22.6 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lake Gardens (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 60.9% were married and 10.4% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 53 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 53 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 74 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 21 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lake Gardens (State Suburbs) was 53 years and the median age of people never married was 21 years.

Social marital status Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 699 58.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 61 5.1 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 428 36.0 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Lake Gardens (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 5.1% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 52 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 42 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 34 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lake Gardens (State Suburbs) was 52 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 42 years.

Education Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 35 6.7 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 86 16.5 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 54 10.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 31 6.0 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 46 8.8 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 57 11.0 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 42 8.1 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 28 5.4 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 67 12.9 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 10 1.9 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 64 12.3 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 520 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lake Gardens (State Suburbs) 31.1% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 32.9% were in primary school, 27.9% in secondary school and 17.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 1,373 82.5 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 294 18.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 77 4.8 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 56 3.5 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,175 73.3 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Lake Gardens (State Suburbs), 73.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 479 58.2 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 261 31.7 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 39 4.7 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 44 5.3 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 823 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 823 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lake Gardens (State Suburbs). Of these 58.2% were employed full time, 31.7% were employed part-time and 5.3% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 112 14.3 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 58 7.4 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 90 11.5 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 123 15.7 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 360 46.0 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lake Gardens (State Suburbs), 14.3% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 46 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lake Gardens (State Suburbs) was 46 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 636 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,726 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,402 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lake Gardens (State Suburbs) was $636.

Travel to work, top responses Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,028 78.6 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 422 32.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 178 13.6 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 348 26.7 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Lake Gardens (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 78.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.3% provided care for children and 13.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 26.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 309 23.6 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 377 28.8 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 191 14.6 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 148 11.3 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lake Gardens (State Suburbs), 28.8% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.6% worked 15 to 29 hours and 11.3% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 185 39.4 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 211 45.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 73 15.6 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lake Gardens (State Suburbs), 45.0% were couple families with children, 39.4% were couple families without children and 15.6% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 13.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 87.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Lake Gardens (State Suburbs) 13.0% of single parents were male and 87.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 2,083 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 2,694 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lake Gardens (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $2,694 and those without children was $2,083.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 80 20.2 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 9 2.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 99 25.0 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 55 13.9 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 15 3.8 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 91 23.0 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 13 3.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 34 8.6 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Lake Gardens (State Suburbs), of couple families, 20.2% had both partners employed full-time, 2.3% had both employed part-time and 25.0% 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 Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 623 90.4 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 66 9.6 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Lake Gardens (State Suburbs), 90.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 598 95.7 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 27 4.3 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lake Gardens (State Suburbs), 95.7% were separate houses, 4.3% 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 Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 26 4.2 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 19 3.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 317 50.7 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 255 40.8 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 0.8 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.6 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lake Gardens (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.2% had 1 bedroom, 3.0% had 2 bedrooms and 50.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.3. The average household size was 2.6 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 254 40.7 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 182 29.2 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 181 29.0 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 3 0.5 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 4 0.6 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lake Gardens (State Suburbs), 40.7% were owned outright, 29.2% were owned with a mortgage and 29.0% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 463 74.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 151 24.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 10 1.6 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Lake Gardens (State Suburbs), of all households, 74.2% were family households, 24.2% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

Household income Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 19.2 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 13.1 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lake Gardens (State Suburbs), 19.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 13.1% 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 Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 300 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 8.0 -- 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 Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,465 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.8 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.2 -- 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 Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
None 20 3.2 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 232 37.2 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 273 43.8 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 86 13.8 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 13 2.1 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Lake Gardens (State Suburbs), 37.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.8% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.8% 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 Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 9 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 4 44.4 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 5 55.6 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 9 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lake Gardens (State Suburbs), there were 9 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 4 (or 44.4%) were male and 5 (or 55.6%) were female. The median age was 9 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 0 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 700 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lake Gardens (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 0 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $700.

Mortgage and rent Lake Gardens % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 300 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Lake Gardens (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $300 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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