Lyons Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Lyons (2606) is a suburb of Canberra, Woden Valley, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 8 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Lyons is in the federal electorate of Canberra.

In the 2011 census the population of Lyons was 2,733 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lyons is 37 years of age.

62.6% of people living in the suburb of Lyons were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% India, 4.1% England, 2.0% China , 1.2% Germany, 1.1% Italy, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.1% Sri Lanka, 0.8% Indonesia, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Vietnam, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Korea, Republic of , 0.6% Spain.

72.0% of people living in Lyons speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.3% Other, 2.0% Mandarin, 1.7% Hindi, 1.3% Italian, 1.2% Punjabi, 1.1% Spanish, 1.0% Other, 1.0% Tamil.

The religious makeup of Lyons is 26.8% No religion, 25.7% Catholic, 10.9% Anglican, 9.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Hinduism, 3.3% Uniting Church, 2.9% Buddhism, 2.5% Islam, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd.

44.3% of people are married, 37.9% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 123 widowed people living in Lyons.

62.8% of the people living in Lyons over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.1% are working on a part time basis. Lyons has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Lyons are 30.0% Professionals, 18.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Managers, 11.4% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Labourers, 5.3% Sales workers, 2.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lyons work in are 33.7% Public administration and safety, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 7.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.0% Construction, 6.6% Education and training, 5.8% Retail trade, 3.9% Administrative and support services, 3.5% Other services.

28.7% of homes are fully owned, and 23.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 45.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $770 per week and the median household income is $1379 per week.

The median rent in Lyons is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1842 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lyons postcode 2606

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