2011 Census QuickStats

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Lamington (WA)

Code SSC50425 (SSC)
People 2,278
Male 1,140
Female 1,138
Median age 31
Families 603
Average children per family 2
All private dwellings 844
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $2,474
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,167
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Total 2,278 -- 2,239,170 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 1,140 50.0 1,126,178 50.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 1,138 50.0 1,112,992 49.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 75 3.3 69,664 3.1 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 2,278 people in Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs) of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 3.3% of the population.

Age Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 232 10.2 151,262 6.8 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 209 9.2 142,774 6.4 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 169 7.4 146,035 6.5 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 181 7.9 148,208 6.6 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 133 5.8 159,010 7.1 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 174 7.6 167,944 7.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 169 7.4 156,152 7.0 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 216 9.5 161,526 7.2 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 171 7.5 166,731 7.4 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 182 8.0 159,859 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 158 6.9 150,369 6.7 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 72 3.2 133,894 6.0 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 78 3.4 120,531 5.4 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 40 1.8 86,324 3.9 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 41 1.8 66,219 3.0 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 29 1.3 49,832 2.2 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 15 0.7 38,284 1.7 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 9 0.4 34,217 1.5 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 31 -- 36 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs) was 31 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 26.9% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 5.8% of the population.

Registered marital status Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 886 53.3 876,746 48.7 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 50 3.0 53,815 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 83 5.0 150,800 8.4 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 41 2.5 83,174 4.6 949,634 5.5
Never married 603 36.3 634,569 35.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 53.3% were married and 8.1% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 44 -- 49 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 48 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 77 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 24 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs) was 44 years and the median age of people never married was 24 years.

Social marital status Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 786 52.5 768,781 49.2 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 235 15.7 171,273 11.0 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 477 31.8 623,367 39.9 6,413,399 41.3

In Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 52.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 15.7% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 49 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 31 -- 34 -- 35 --
Not married 25 -- 31 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 31 years.

Education Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 37 5.3 32,429 4.8 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 208 29.5 129,300 19.0 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 45 6.4 33,580 4.9 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 11 1.6 25,745 3.8 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 45 6.4 64,075 9.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 77 10.9 29,741 4.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 0.9 29,867 4.4 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 49 7.0 48,758 7.2 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 55 7.8 91,938 13.5 932,524 14.3
Other 11 1.6 13,527 2.0 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 160 22.7 180,865 26.6 1,511,694 23.2
Total 704 -- 679,825 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs) 30.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.9% were in primary school, 18.3% in secondary school and 14.2% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,668 73.2 1,407,806 62.9 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 569 26.7 854,106 41.4 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 170 8.0 175,316 8.5 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 125 5.9 130,099 6.3 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 1,265 59.4 903,103 43.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs), 59.4% of people had both parents born in Australia and 26.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 870 70.2 699,414 60.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 241 19.5 324,257 28.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 101 8.2 74,210 6.4 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 27 2.2 54,319 4.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 1,239 -- 1,152,200 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 1,239 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs). Of these 70.2% were employed full time, 19.5% were employed part-time and 2.2% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 95 7.8 118,795 10.8 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 76 6.2 100,864 9.2 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 76 6.2 104,595 9.5 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 122 10.0 173,235 15.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 748 61.5 526,185 47.9 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs), 7.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 6.2% worked 16 to 24 hours and 61.5% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 37 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs) was 39 years and for people who were employed part-time was 37 years.

Occupation Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,005 -- 662 -- 577 --
Family 2,621 -- 1,722 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,474 -- 1,415 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs) was $1,005.

Travel to work, top responses Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,232 74.1 1,255,935 69.8 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 601 36.1 507,968 28.2 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 129 7.8 168,014 9.3 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 310 18.6 304,623 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 74.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.1% provided care for children and 7.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 18.6% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 312 18.8 399,954 22.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 477 28.7 459,759 25.6 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 228 13.7 209,912 11.7 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 213 12.8 186,312 10.4 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs), 28.7% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.8% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 214 35.4 226,879 38.8 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 320 53.0 262,885 44.9 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 67 11.1 85,067 14.5 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.5 10,479 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs), 53.0% were couple families with children, 35.4% were couple families without children and 11.1% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 18.2 -- 18.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 81.8 -- 82.0 -- 82.4

In Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs) 18.2% of single parents were male and 81.8% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Families without children 3,086 -- 2,257 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,083 -- 2,497 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,083 and those without children was $3,086.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 161 30.0 102,046 20.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 8 1.5 18,398 3.8 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 105 19.6 107,972 22.0 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 110 20.5 81,901 16.7 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 19 3.5 24,046 4.9 251,191 5.4
Both not working 30 5.6 76,909 15.7 899,598 19.2
Other 49 9.1 32,710 6.7 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 55 10.2 45,776 9.3 314,529 6.7

In Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 30.0% had both partners employed full-time, 1.5% had both employed part-time and 19.6% 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 Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 731 88.8 794,159 87.9 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 92 11.2 109,328 12.1 934,470 10.7

In Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs), 88.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.2% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 711 97.3 638,768 80.4 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 20 2.7 84,333 10.6 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 62,990 7.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 7,380 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs), 97.3% were separate houses, 2.7% 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 Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.4 2,868 0.4 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 17 2.3 28,193 3.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 44 6.0 103,373 13.0 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 315 43.0 312,043 39.3 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 346 47.2 333,932 42.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 8 1.1 13,751 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3.3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 2.3% had 1 bedroom, 6.0% had 2 bedrooms and 43.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 3 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 141 19.3 234,627 29.5 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 351 48.0 300,334 37.8 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 220 30.1 231,824 29.2 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 8 1.1 8,880 1.1 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 12 1.6 18,493 2.3 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs), 19.3% were owned outright, 48.0% were owned with a mortgage and 30.1% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Family households 590 80.8 573,706 72.2 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 112 15.3 188,764 23.8 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 28 3.8 31,690 4.0 321,007 4.1

In Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs), of all households, 80.8% were family households, 15.3% were single person households and 3.8% were group households.

Household income Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 10.0 -- 21.1 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 30.3 -- 14.1 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs), 10.0% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 30.3% 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 Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median rent 320 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.6 -- 91.1 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 3.4 -- 8.9 -- 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 Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,167 -- 1,950 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.0 -- 89.8 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 7.0 -- 10.2 -- 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 Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
None 18 2.5 48,447 6.1 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 202 27.6 258,942 32.6 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 314 43.0 305,676 38.5 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 179 24.5 158,860 20.0 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 18 2.5 22,234 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs), 27.6% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 43.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 24.5% 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 Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 73 -- 69,664 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 41 56.2 34,418 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 32 43.8 35,246 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 21 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs), there were 73 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 41 (or 56.2%) were male and 32 (or 43.8%) were female. The median age was 21 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 3 -- 3.5 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.5 -- 1.3 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 1,458 -- 1,043 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3, with 1.5 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,458.

Mortgage and rent Lamington (WA) % Western Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 140 -- 158 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,184 -- 1,733 -- 1,647 --

In Lamington (WA) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $140 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,184.

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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