2011 Census QuickStats

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Australia | Victoria | State Suburbs

Lancaster

Code SSC20763 (SSC)
People 351
Male 187
Female 164
Median age 40
Families 102
Average children per family 1.8
All private dwellings 152
Average people per household 2.7
Median weekly household income $1,018
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,335
Median weekly rent $160
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5
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includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Total 351 -- 5,354,042 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 187 53.3 2,632,619 49.2 10,634,013 49.4
Female 164 46.7 2,721,423 50.8 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 7 2.0 37,990 0.7 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 351 people in Lancaster (State Suburbs) of these 53.3% were male and 46.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

Age Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
People
0-4 years 21 6.0 344,733 6.4 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 28 8.0 326,121 6.1 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 25 7.1 327,939 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 23 6.6 345,339 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 14 4.0 375,108 7.0 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 13 3.7 388,669 7.3 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 18 5.1 372,214 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 33 9.4 383,415 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 39 11.1 391,197 7.3 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 31 8.9 372,367 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 19 5.4 354,110 6.6 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 31 8.9 317,438 5.9 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 17 4.9 293,812 5.5 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 12 3.4 224,911 4.2 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 17 4.9 177,316 3.3 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 3 0.9 140,338 2.6 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.9 114,020 2.1 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.9 104,995 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 37 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lancaster (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 20.3% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.7% of the population.

Registered marital status Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 160 57.3 2,136,928 49.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 7 2.5 125,441 2.9 529,280 3.0
Divorced 29 10.4 339,497 7.8 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 3 1.1 242,620 5.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 80 28.7 1,510,759 34.7 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lancaster (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 57.3% were married and 13.3% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 80 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 26 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lancaster (State Suburbs) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 26 years.

Social marital status Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 147 56.8 1,948,522 49.4 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 30 11.6 341,315 8.7 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 82 31.7 1,653,820 41.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Lancaster (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 56.8% of people were in a registered marriage and 11.6% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 48 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 45 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 26 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lancaster (State Suburbs) was 48 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 45 years.

Education Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Pre-school 6 6.2 89,819 5.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 27 28.1 271,996 16.8 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 3 3.1 93,173 5.8 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 3 3.1 45,848 2.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 16 16.7 193,776 12.0 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 10 10.4 82,226 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 69,464 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 5 5.2 117,953 7.3 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 0 0.0 246,550 15.2 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 50,269 3.1 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 26 27.1 356,483 22.0 1,511,694 23.2
Total 96 -- 1,617,557 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lancaster (State Suburbs) 27.4% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 34.4% were in primary school, 26.0% in secondary school and 6.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Australia 305 86.9 3,670,933 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 51 15.4 1,911,658 38.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 10 3.0 343,515 6.9 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 13 3.9 230,297 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 257 77.6 2,528,189 50.4 10,757,087 53.7

In Lancaster (State Suburbs), 77.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 15.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %

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

People — employment
Employment Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 120 61.2 1,583,266 59.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 53 27.0 791,836 29.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 12 6.1 155,530 5.8 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 11 5.6 144,844 5.4 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 196 -- 2,675,476 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 196 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lancaster (State Suburbs). Of these 61.2% were employed full time, 27.0% were employed part-time and 5.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 17 9.6 289,746 11.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 10 5.6 245,456 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 18 10.2 256,634 10.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 34 19.2 445,919 17.6 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 92 52.0 1,137,351 44.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lancaster (State Suburbs), 9.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 5.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 52.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 45 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 44 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lancaster (State Suburbs) was 45 years and for people who were employed part-time was 44 years.

Occupation Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 521 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 1,204 -- 1,460 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,018 -- 1,216 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lancaster (State Suburbs) was $521.

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

Unpaid work Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 208 74.3 3,017,919 69.3 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 91 32.4 1,187,433 27.3 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 34 12.2 490,097 11.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 74 26.4 772,444 17.7 3,090,874 17.8

In Lancaster (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.4% 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, 26.4% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 53 18.9 1,007,118 23.1 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 77 27.4 1,085,136 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 43 15.3 501,575 11.5 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 37 13.2 424,094 9.7 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lancaster (State Suburbs), 27.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Couple family without children 40 39.6 518,535 36.7 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 49 48.5 651,071 46.0 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 12 11.9 218,930 15.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 0 0.0 26,027 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lancaster (State Suburbs), 48.5% were couple families with children, 39.6% were couple families without children and 11.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 17.2 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 82.8 -- 82.4

In Lancaster (State Suburbs) 0.0% of single parents were male and 100.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Families without children 1,125 -- 2,046 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,666 -- 2,242 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lancaster (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,666 and those without children was $1,125.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 26 28.9 245,136 21.0 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 3 3.3 44,125 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 26 28.9 262,686 22.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 7 7.8 191,291 16.4 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 4 4.4 64,087 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 17 18.9 222,472 19.0 899,598 19.2
Other 0 0.0 71,967 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 7 7.8 67,841 5.8 314,529 6.7

In Lancaster (State Suburbs), of couple families, 28.9% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 28.9% 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 Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 127 85.2 1,944,690 88.7 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 22 14.8 246,742 11.3 934,470 10.7

In Lancaster (State Suburbs), 85.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 14.8% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 127 100.0 1,495,970 76.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 185,737 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 Lancaster (State Suburbs), 100.0% were separate houses, 0.0% 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 Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 8,768 0.5 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 0 0.0 89,807 4.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 10 7.9 370,995 19.1 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 67 53.2 917,911 47.2 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 49 38.9 521,664 26.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 35,543 1.8 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lancaster (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.0% had 1 bedroom, 7.9% had 2 bedrooms and 53.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 2.7 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 52 40.6 665,416 34.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 59 46.1 697,533 35.9 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 14 10.9 515,586 26.5 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 0 0.0 14,619 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 3 2.3 51,535 2.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lancaster (State Suburbs), 40.6% were owned outright, 46.1% were owned with a mortgage and 10.9% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Family households 103 79.8 1,385,188 71.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 26 20.2 476,869 24.5 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 0 0.0 82,630 4.2 321,007 4.1

In Lancaster (State Suburbs), of all households, 79.8% were family households, 20.2% were single person households and 0.0% were group households.

Household income Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 23.4 -- 23.8 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 0.0 -- 10.4 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lancaster (State Suburbs), 23.4% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 0.0% 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 Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Median rent 160 -- 277 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 90.9 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 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 Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,335 -- 1,700 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.1 -- 89.9 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 9.9 -- 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 Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
None 3 2.4 164,030 8.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 17 13.5 673,937 34.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 53 42.1 720,287 37.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 49 38.9 327,268 16.8 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 4 3.2 59,167 3.0 234,292 3.0

In Lancaster (State Suburbs), 13.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 38.9% 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 Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 6 -- 37,990 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 3 50.0 18,675 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 3 50.0 19,315 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 15 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lancaster (State Suburbs), there were 6 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 3 (or 50.0%) were male and 3 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 15 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lancaster % 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 1 -- 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 Lancaster (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 $700.

Mortgage and rent Lancaster % Victoria % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 180 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,500 -- 1,647 --

In Lancaster (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $180 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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