Lyneham Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Lyneham (2602) is a suburb of Canberra, Inner North, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 3 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Lyneham is in the federal electorate of Fraser.

In the 2011 census the population of Lyneham was 4,484 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lyneham is 36 years of age.

64.1% of people living in the suburb of Lyneham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 1.7% India, 1.4% Vietnam, 1.3% China , 1.2% New Zealand, 0.9% United States of America, 0.9% Croatia, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.8% Italy, 0.7% Korea, Republic of , 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Greece.

71.9% of people living in Lyneham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.1% Other, 1.9% Vietnamese, 1.6% Mandarin, 1.0% Cantonese, 1.0% Serbian, 0.9% Greek, 0.9% Croatian, 0.9% Italian.

The religious makeup of Lyneham is 36.6% No religion, 18.9% Catholic, 11.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.7% Anglican, 4.2% Buddhism, 3.5% Uniting Church, 2.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Hinduism, 1.5% Christian, nfd.

34.8% of people are married, 47.1% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 255 widowed people living in Lyneham.

63.6% of the people living in Lyneham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.7% are working on a part time basis. Lyneham has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Lyneham are 41.5% Professionals, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Managers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Technicians & trades workers, 5.6% Sales workers, 3.9% Labourers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.0% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Lyneham work in are 31.6% Public administration and safety, 12.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.0% Education and training, 9.1% Health care and social assistance, 6.0% Retail trade, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 3.9% Other services, 3.3% Construction, 3.0% Information media and telecommunications.

25.2% of homes are fully owned, and 23.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 48.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $882 per week and the median household income is $1643 per week.

The median rent in Lyneham is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lyneham postcode 2602

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