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Lewiston

Code UCL415019 (UCL)
People 1,545
Male 776
Female 769
Median age 40
Families 446
Average children per family 1.9
All private dwellings 548
Average people per household 2.9
Median weekly household income $1,329
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,560
Median weekly rent $220
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.5
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Total 1,545 -- 1,596,572 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 776 50.2 787,218 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 769 49.8 809,354 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 17 1.1 30,431 1.9 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 1,545 people in Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities) of these 50.2% were male and 49.8% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.1% of the population.

Age Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
People
0-4 years 68 4.4 96,143 6.0 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 94 6.1 93,202 5.8 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 132 8.5 97,591 6.1 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 151 9.8 103,248 6.5 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 79 5.1 105,586 6.6 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 56 3.6 104,507 6.5 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 57 3.7 97,820 6.1 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 110 7.1 103,966 6.5 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 175 11.3 112,408 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 167 10.8 113,085 7.1 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 155 10.0 111,857 7.0 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 102 6.6 102,009 6.4 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 74 4.8 97,599 6.1 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 65 4.2 74,667 4.7 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 33 2.1 58,536 3.7 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 11 0.7 46,631 2.9 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 14 0.9 39,560 2.5 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 3 0.2 38,157 2.4 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 40 -- 39 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 19.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.0% of the population.

Registered marital status Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 658 52.9 633,439 48.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 40 3.2 38,964 3.0 529,280 3.0
Divorced 98 7.9 118,732 9.1 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 44 3.5 83,000 6.3 949,634 5.5
Never married 403 32.4 435,501 33.3 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities) aged 15 years and over, 52.9% were married and 11.2% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 49 -- 52 -- 50 --
Separated 43 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 52 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 72 -- 79 -- 78 --
Never married 22 -- 25 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities) was 49 years and the median age of people never married was 22 years.

Social marital status Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 630 53.3 575,818 48.7 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 146 12.4 113,166 9.6 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 406 34.3 492,206 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 53.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.4% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 49 -- 52 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 44 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 24 -- 36 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities) was 49 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 44 years.

Education Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Pre-school 16 3.5 20,581 4.5 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 92 20.4 87,778 19.1 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 20 4.4 26,164 5.7 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 66 14.6 22,597 4.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 52 11.5 52,221 11.4 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 35 7.8 18,905 4.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 35 7.8 19,825 4.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 38 8.4 34,842 7.6 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 34 7.5 65,957 14.4 932,524 14.3
Other 0 0.0 11,101 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 63 14.0 98,694 21.5 1,511,694 23.2
Total 451 -- 458,665 -- 6,503,580 --

In Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities) 29.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 39.4% were in primary school, 27.0% in secondary school and 16.4% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Australia 1,234 79.9 1,170,788 73.3 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 422 28.4 467,496 31.1 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 109 7.3 107,089 7.1 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 90 6.1 75,325 5.0 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 866 58.2 853,040 56.8 10,757,087 53.7

In Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities), 58.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 28.4% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 500 59.0 445,076 56.7 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 271 32.0 247,601 31.6 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 40 4.7 46,683 6.0 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 37 4.4 44,968 5.7 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 848 -- 784,328 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 848 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities). Of these 59.0% were employed full time, 32.0% were employed part-time and 4.4% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 93 11.5 88,381 12.0 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 82 10.1 72,516 9.8 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 95 11.8 86,705 11.7 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 177 21.9 146,289 19.8 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 321 39.7 298,788 40.4 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities), 11.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.1% worked 16 to 24 hours and 39.7% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 44 -- 42 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 40 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities) was 44 years and for people who were employed part-time was 40 years.

Occupation Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

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

Median weekly incomes Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 563 -- 534 -- 577 --
Family 1,402 -- 1,330 -- 1,481 --
Household 1,329 -- 1,044 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities) was $563.

Travel to work, top responses Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 965 77.8 936,604 71.5 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 399 32.1 364,336 27.8 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 146 11.8 154,651 11.8 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 208 16.7 258,840 19.8 3,090,874 17.8

In Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities), of people aged 15 years and over, 77.8% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 32.1% provided care for children and 11.8% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 16.7% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 275 22.2 282,493 21.6 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 352 28.4 351,524 26.8 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 177 14.3 168,882 12.9 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 162 13.1 133,703 10.2 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities), 28.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 14.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 13.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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

Families — family composition
Family composition Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Couple family without children 154 34.5 174,668 40.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 242 54.1 178,436 41.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 48 10.7 70,082 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 3 0.7 7,064 1.6 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities), 54.1% were couple families with children, 34.5% were couple families without children and 10.7% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 25.0 -- 18.9 -- 17.6
Female -- 75.0 -- 81.1 -- 82.4

In Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities) 25.0% of single parents were male and 75.0% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Families without children 1,697 -- 1,906 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 1,750 -- 2,130 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $1,750 and those without children was $1,697.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 82 20.7 68,246 19.3 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 16 4.0 14,646 4.1 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 95 24.0 80,406 22.8 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 76 19.2 48,840 13.8 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 15 3.8 20,310 5.8 251,191 5.4
Both not working 61 15.4 76,963 21.8 899,598 19.2
Other 29 7.3 21,766 6.2 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 22 5.6 21,930 6.2 314,529 6.7

In Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities), of couple families, 20.7% had both partners employed full-time, 4.0% had both employed part-time and 24.0% 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 Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 517 95.4 619,037 88.1 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 25 4.6 83,777 11.9 934,470 10.7

In Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities), 95.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 4.6% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 513 99.2 494,471 79.9 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 4 0.8 66,465 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 0 0.0 54,968 8.9 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 0 0.0 2,812 0.5 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities), 99.2% were separate houses, 0.8% 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 Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 3 0.6 1,690 0.3 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.6 21,955 3.5 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 21 4.0 121,108 19.6 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 241 46.4 328,640 53.1 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 246 47.4 134,862 21.8 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 5 1.0 10,786 1.7 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.5 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.9 -- 2.4 -- 2.6 --

In Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities), of occupied private dwellings 0.6% had 1 bedroom, 4.0% had 2 bedrooms and 46.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.5. The average household size was 2.9 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 143 27.6 203,281 32.8 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 335 64.7 218,402 35.3 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 28 5.4 172,727 27.9 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 4 0.8 8,937 1.4 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 8 1.5 15,694 2.5 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities), 27.6% were owned outright, 64.7% were owned with a mortgage and 5.4% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Family households 436 84.2 424,352 68.5 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 70 13.5 172,669 27.9 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 12 2.3 22,020 3.6 321,007 4.1

In Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities), of all households, 84.2% were family households, 13.5% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

Household income Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 14.6 -- 27.7 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 3.9 -- 7.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities), 14.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 3.9% 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 Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Median rent 220 -- 220 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 98.4 -- 90.7 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 1.6 -- 9.3 -- 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 Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 1,560 -- 1,500 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.3 -- 91.2 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.7 -- 8.8 -- 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 Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
None 4 0.8 54,051 8.7 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 88 17.0 227,462 36.7 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 216 41.7 220,627 35.6 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 207 40.0 99,481 16.1 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 3 0.6 17,417 2.8 234,292 3.0

In Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities), 17.0% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 41.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 40.0% 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 Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 16 -- 30,430 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 8 50.0 14,971 49.2 270,331 49.3
Female 8 50.0 15,459 50.8 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 39 -- 22 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities), there were 16 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 8 (or 50.0%) were male and 8 (or 50.0%) were female. The median age was 39 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Lewiston % South 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 -- 3 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 900 -- 842 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $900.

Mortgage and rent Lewiston % South Australia % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 0 -- 166 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,367 -- 1,306 -- 1,647 --

In Lewiston (Urban Centres and Localities), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $0 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,367.

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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