2011 Census QuickStats

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Lajamanu

Code SSC70105 (SSC)
People 656
Male 292
Female 364
Median age 21
Families 135
Average children per family 2.2
All private dwellings 138
Average people per household 4.5
Median weekly household income $1,166
Median monthly mortgage repayments $0
Median weekly rent $20
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 0.9
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Total 656 -- 211,945 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 292 44.5 109,517 51.7 10,634,013 49.4
Female 364 55.5 102,428 48.3 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 584 89.2 56,776 26.8 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 656 people in Lajamanu (State Suburbs) of these 44.5% were male and 55.5% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 89.2% of the population.

Age Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
People
0-4 years 89 13.6 17,119 8.1 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 98 15.0 16,415 7.7 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 62 9.5 15,608 7.4 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 47 7.2 14,820 7.0 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 64 9.8 16,839 7.9 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 67 10.2 19,213 9.1 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 53 8.1 17,345 8.2 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 41 6.3 16,829 7.9 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 37 5.7 16,331 7.7 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 22 3.4 14,799 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 25 3.8 13,775 6.5 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 16 2.4 11,632 5.5 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 9 1.4 9,121 4.3 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 11 1.7 5,286 2.5 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 0 0.0 3,280 1.5 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 7 1.1 1,726 0.8 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 3 0.5 1,112 0.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.5 694 0.3 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 21 -- 31 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lajamanu (State Suburbs) was 21 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 38.2% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 4.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 258 63.5 70,154 43.1 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 26 6.4 5,526 3.4 529,280 3.0
Divorced 6 1.5 13,273 8.2 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 23 5.7 5,202 3.2 949,634 5.5
Never married 93 22.9 68,647 42.2 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lajamanu (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 63.5% were married and 7.9% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 30 -- 44 -- 50 --
Separated 41 -- 47 -- 49 --
Divorced 46 -- 53 -- 54 --
Widowed 59 -- 65 -- 78 --
Never married 28 -- 27 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lajamanu (State Suburbs) was 30 years and the median age of people never married was 28 years.

Social marital status Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 203 58.7 54,563 41.5 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 15 4.3 19,532 14.9 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 128 37.0 57,233 43.6 6,413,399 41.3

In Lajamanu (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 32 -- 44 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 29 -- 35 -- 35 --
Not married 36 -- 32 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lajamanu (State Suburbs) was 32 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 29 years.

Education Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Pre-school 23 9.1 3,339 4.6 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 91 36.0 15,171 20.7 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 18 7.1 2,586 3.5 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 0 0.0 2,150 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 15 5.9 8,003 10.9 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 8 3.2 1,780 2.4 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 6 2.4 2,823 3.9 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 15 5.9 2,726 3.7 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 3 1.2 6,682 9.1 932,524 14.3
Other 13 5.1 1,627 2.2 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 61 24.1 26,242 35.9 1,511,694 23.2
Total 253 -- 73,129 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lajamanu (State Suburbs) 38.5% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 43.1% were in primary school, 11.5% in secondary school and 7.5% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Australia 648 99.1 158,031 74.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 19 3.0 42,606 22.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 5 0.8 10,807 5.8 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 3 0.5 9,131 4.9 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 604 95.7 125,126 66.7 10,757,087 53.7

In Lajamanu (State Suburbs), 95.7% of people had both parents born in Australia and 3.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 66 40.0 69,544 66.9 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 51 30.9 20,878 20.1 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 14 8.5 8,056 7.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 34 20.6 5,489 5.3 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 165 -- 103,967 -- 10,658,460 --
 
View the labour force fact sheet

There were 165 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lajamanu (State Suburbs). Of these 40.0% were employed full time, 30.9% were employed part-time and 20.6% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 11 8.0 6,588 6.7 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 10 7.3 6,344 6.4 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 34 24.8 7,952 8.1 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 20 14.6 19,470 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 49 35.8 50,076 50.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lajamanu (State Suburbs), 8.0% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 35.8% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 38 -- 39 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 41 -- 37 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lajamanu (State Suburbs) was 38 years and for people who were employed part-time was 41 years.

Occupation Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 253 -- 745 -- 577 --
Family 544 -- 1,759 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,166 -- 1,674 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lajamanu (State Suburbs) was $253.

Travel to work, top responses Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 283 70.6 108,531 66.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 245 60.6 49,616 30.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 87 21.6 14,566 8.9 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 44 10.9 27,050 16.6 3,090,874 17.8

In Lajamanu (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 70.6% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 60.6% provided care for children and 21.6% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 10.9% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 99 24.7 37,795 23.2 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 92 22.9 42,817 26.3 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 49 12.2 16,605 10.2 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 41 10.2 11,314 6.9 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lajamanu (State Suburbs), 22.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 12.2% worked 15 to 29 hours and 10.2% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Couple family without children 25 18.4 16,310 34.0 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 85 62.5 22,245 46.3 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 23 16.9 8,610 17.9 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 2.2 866 1.8 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lajamanu (State Suburbs), 62.5% were couple families with children, 18.4% were couple families without children and 16.9% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 0.0 -- 19.5 -- 17.6
Female -- 100.0 -- 80.5 -- 82.4

In Lajamanu (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 Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Families without children 2,750 -- 2,300 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,208 -- 2,475 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lajamanu (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,208 and those without children was $2,750.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 11 9.9 12,591 32.7 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 6 5.4 1,326 3.4 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 7 6.3 5,984 15.5 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 10 9.0 5,205 13.5 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 15 13.5 1,552 4.0 251,191 5.4
Both not working 50 45.0 4,773 12.4 899,598 19.2
Other 7 6.3 3,327 8.6 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 5 4.5 3,801 9.9 314,529 6.7

In Lajamanu (State Suburbs), of couple families, 9.9% had both partners employed full-time, 5.4% had both employed part-time and 6.3% 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 Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 113 86.3 60,889 87.6 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 18 13.7 8,595 12.4 934,470 10.7

In Lajamanu (State Suburbs), 86.3% of private dwellings were occupied and 13.7% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 108 96.4 41,186 67.6 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 0 0.0 6,880 11.3 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 4 3.6 10,087 16.6 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 2,471 4.1 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lajamanu (State Suburbs), 96.4% were separate houses, 0.0% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 3.6% were flats, units or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 999 1.6 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 5 4.4 4,536 7.4 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 22 19.5 13,275 21.8 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 63 55.8 27,268 44.8 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 23 20.4 12,789 21.0 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 0 0.0 2,024 3.3 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 2.8 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 4.5 -- 2.9 -- 2.6 --

In Lajamanu (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 4.4% had 1 bedroom, 19.5% had 2 bedrooms and 55.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 4.5 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 0 0.0 9,530 15.7 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 0 0.0 18,630 30.6 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 106 96.4 29,903 49.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 3.6 580 1.0 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 0 0.0 2,248 3.7 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lajamanu (State Suburbs), 0.0% were owned outright, 0.0% were owned with a mortgage and 96.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Family households 90 78.3 44,046 72.3 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 22 19.1 13,317 21.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 3 2.6 3,528 5.8 321,007 4.1

In Lajamanu (State Suburbs), of all households, 78.3% were family households, 19.1% were single person households and 2.6% were group households.

Household income Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 24.2 -- 14.6 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 6.6 -- 16.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lajamanu (State Suburbs), 24.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 6.6% 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 Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median rent 20 -- 225 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 91.0 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 9.0 -- 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 Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 0 -- 2,058 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 100.0 -- 92.3 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 0.0 -- 7.7 -- 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 Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
None 47 42.0 7,153 11.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 40 35.7 20,289 33.3 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 13 11.6 20,488 33.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 12 10.7 10,184 16.7 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 0 0.0 2,776 4.6 234,292 3.0

In Lajamanu (State Suburbs), 35.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 11.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 10.7% 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 Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 586 -- 56,776 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 261 44.5 28,035 49.4 270,331 49.3
Female 325 55.5 28,741 50.6 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 20 -- 23 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lajamanu (State Suburbs), there were 586 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 261 (or 44.5%) were male and 325 (or 55.5%) were female. The median age was 20 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 6 -- 4.2 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 2.1 -- 1.7 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 731 -- 1,099 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lajamanu (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 6, with 2.1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $731.

Mortgage and rent Lajamanu % Northern Territory % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 20 -- 75 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 0 -- 1,963 -- 1,647 --

In Lajamanu (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $20 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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