Lane Cove Stats from the 2016 Census

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The stats for the 2016 Census have recently been released, so of course we checked out the Lane Cove results, and bring you some of the highlights.

In the 2016 Census, there were 36,051 people in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas). Of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.3% of the population

Lane Cove – ABS Key Stats 2016 2011 2006
Population 36,051 31,510 30,427
Female 18,313 16,252 15,542
Male 17,733 15,258 14,884
Average Age 36 37 37
Australian Citizen 28,909 26,523 25,253
Born in Australia 21,270 19,900 19,212
Median Monthly Mortgage $2,600 $2,708 $2,167
Average rent per week $520 $420 $295
Average Household size 2.5 2.5 2.4

 

Lane Covians

The median age of people in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas) was 36 years. Children aged 0 – 14 years made up 18.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.7% of the population.

Of people in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas) aged 15 years and over, 52.0% were married and 9.3% were either divorced or separated.

The most common ancestries in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas) were English 22.6%, Australian 18.3%, Irish 9.6%, Chinese 8.3% and Scottish 6.7%.

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), 59.1% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 4.8%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 4.1%, India 2.4%, New Zealand 2.1% and Hong Kong (SAR of China) 1.4%.

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), 35.5% of people had both parents born in Australia and 45.0% of people had both parents born overseas.

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The most common responses for religion in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas) were No Religion, so described 32.0%, Catholic 26.9%, Anglican 13.0%, Not stated 8.4% and Hinduism 3.1%. In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (54.8%).

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), 69.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 4.7%, Cantonese 3.1%, Spanish 1.3%, Japanese 1.2% and Persian (excluding Dari) 1.2%.

Of the families in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), 48.9% were couple families with children, 38.9% were couple families without children and 10.5% were one parent families.

Lane Cove Dwellings

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), 90.9% of private dwellings were occupied and 9.1% were unoccupied.

Of occupied private dwellings in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), 42.3% were separate houses, 5.5% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 51.6% were flat or apartments and 0.1% were other dwellings.

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), of occupied private dwellings 11.4% had 1 bedroom, 35.7% had 2 bedrooms and 24.9% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.5 people.

Of occupied private dwellings in Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), 29.9% were owned outright, 32.6% were owned with a mortgage and 34.9% were rented.

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), of all households, 70.3% were family households, 25.2% were single person households and 4.5% were group households.

In Lane Cove (A) (Local Government Areas), 46.4% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 33.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 9.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Rent and Mortgage Payments

Rent weekly payments Lane Cove % NSW % Australia %
Median rent $520 $380 $335
Rent payments less than 30% of household income 88.7 87.1 88.5
Rent payments greater than 30% of household income 11.3 12.9 11.5
Mortgage monthly repayments Lane Cove % NSW % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments $2,600 $1,986 $1,755
Mortgage repayments less than 30% of household income 93.2 92.6 92.8
Mortgage repayments greater than 30% of household income 6.8 7.4 7.2

Find out even more Census stats HERE.

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