2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Lakes Entrance

Code SSC20759 (SSC)
People 4,569
Male 2,230
Female 2,339
Median age 49
Families 1,198
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 2,668
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $694
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,300
Median weekly rent $200
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 Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Total 4,569 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 2,230 48.8 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 2,339 51.2 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 228 5.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 4,569 people in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs) of these 48.8% were male and 51.2% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 5.0% of the population.

Age Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 236 5.2 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 234 5.1 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 252 5.5 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 258 5.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 193 4.2 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 197 4.3 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 194 4.2 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 218 4.8 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 244 5.3 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 289 6.3 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 289 6.3 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 342 7.5 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 376 8.2 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 391 8.6 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 294 6.4 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 214 4.7 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 190 4.2 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 157 3.4 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 49 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs) was 49 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 27.4% of the population.

Registered marital status Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 1,904 49.6 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 156 4.1 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 362 9.4 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 404 10.5 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 1,015 26.4 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 49.6% were married and 13.5% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 60 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 53 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 58 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 79 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 1,613 49.5 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 280 8.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 1,364 41.9 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 49.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 60 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 37 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 47 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs) was 60 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 37 years.

Education Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 68 5.6 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 164 13.4 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 90 7.4 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 11 0.9 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 127 10.4 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 99 8.1 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 17 1.4 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 116 9.5 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 39 3.2 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 30 2.5 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 460 37.7 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 1,221 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs) 26.7% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.7% were in primary school, 19.9% in secondary school and 12.7% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 3,595 78.7 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 743 18.1 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 226 5.5 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 146 3.6 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 2,997 72.9 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), 72.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 18.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 803 48.3 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 598 36.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 131 7.9 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 130 7.8 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,662 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,662 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs). Of these 48.3% were employed full time, 36.0% were employed part-time and 7.8% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 232 15.2 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 166 10.8 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 200 13.1 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 221 14.4 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 583 38.1 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), 15.2% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.8% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.1% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 43 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs) was 43 years and for people who were employed part-time was 45 years.

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

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

Median weekly incomes Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 386 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 873 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 694 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs) was $386.

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

Unpaid work Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 2,413 62.8 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 778 20.3 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 469 12.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 706 18.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 62.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.3% provided care for children and 12.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 593 15.4 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 820 21.3 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 525 13.7 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 478 12.4 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), 21.3% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.4% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 611 51.0 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 360 30.0 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 210 17.5 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 18 1.5 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), 30.0% were couple families with children, 51.0% were couple families without children and 17.5% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 11.1 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 88.9 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs) 11.1% of single parents were male and 88.9% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,415 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,583 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,583 and those without children was $1,415.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 121 12.5 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 48 4.9 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 151 15.6 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 83 8.5 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 70 7.2 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 374 38.5 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 51 5.3 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 73 7.5 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), of couple families, 12.5% had both partners employed full-time, 4.9% had both employed part-time and 15.6% 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 Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,824 73.1 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 672 26.9 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), 73.1% of private dwellings were occupied and 26.9% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 1,403 76.9 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 121 6.6 185,737 9.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 180 9.9 250,493 12.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 120 6.6 11,692 0.6 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), 76.9% were separate houses, 6.6% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 9.9% were flats, units or apartments and 6.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 9 0.5 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 73 4.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 437 24.0 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 891 48.9 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 355 19.5 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 58 3.2 35,543 1.8 143,394 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 Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.0% had 1 bedroom, 24.0% had 2 bedrooms and 48.9% 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 Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 808 44.3 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 379 20.8 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 569 31.2 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 11 0.6 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 57 3.1 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), 44.3% were owned outright, 20.8% were owned with a mortgage and 31.2% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 1,191 65.2 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 576 31.5 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 59 3.2 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), of all households, 65.2% were family households, 31.5% were single person households and 3.2% were group households.

Household income Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 42.7 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 2.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), 42.7% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 2.2% 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 Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 200 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.5 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 12.5 -- 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 Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 94.2 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 5.8 -- 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 Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
None 163 8.9 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 774 42.4 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 585 32.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 218 12.0 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 84 4.6 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), 42.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 32.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 12.0% 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 Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 227 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 106 46.7 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 121 53.3 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), there were 227 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 106 (or 46.7%) were male and 121 (or 53.3%) were female. The median age was 17 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 672 -- 962 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.2, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $672.

Mortgage and rent Lakes Entrance % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 176 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,300 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Lakes Entrance (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $176 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,300.

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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