Lingiari Electorate Demographics (NT)

In the 2011 census the population of Lingiari was 109,476 and is comprised of approximately 48.4% females and 51.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lingiari is 30 years of age.

81.7% of people living in the electorate of Lingiari were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% United States of America, 0.5% India, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.3% Iran, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Vietnam, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Netherlands.

53.8% of people living in Lingiari speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 30.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 10.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 0.7% Other , 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% German.

The religious makeup of Lingiari is 21.4% No religion, 19.3% Catholic, 14.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.1% Anglican, 9.1% Uniting Church, 6.0% Lutheran, 3.8% Baptist, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions, 1.7% Other Protestant.

45.2% of people are married, 40.5% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 2917 widowed people living in Lingiari.

63.8% of the people living in Lingiari over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.1% are working on a part time basis. Lingiari has an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Lingiari are 19.2% Professionals, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.1% Community & personal service workers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Labourers, 11.6% Managers, 6.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.8% Sales workers, 3.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lingiari work in are 18.9% Public administration and safety, 10.3% Education and training, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Construction, 7.6% Retail trade, 6.3% Other services, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.0% Mining, 4.0% Manufacturing.

15.2% of homes are fully owned, and 25.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 53.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $554 per week and the median household income is $1510 per week.

The median rent in Lingiari is $77 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Lingiari contains postcodes 0822, 0829, 0834, 0835, 0836, 0837, 0838, 0839, 0840, 0845, 0846, 0847, 0850, 0852, 0854, 0860, 0862, 0870, 0872, 0880, 0886, 6798 and includes the suburbs of Acacia Hills, Adelaide River, Alice Springs, Ali Curung, Amoonguna, Angurugu, Annie River, Araluen, Areyonga, Atitjere, Barrow Creek, Barunga, Batchelor, Bees Creek, Berry Springs, Beswick, Borroloola, Canteen Creek, Christmas Island, Coolalinga, Coomalie Creek, Cossack, Cox Peninsula, Daly River, Daly Waters, Docker River, Dundee Beach, Dundee Downs, Dundee Forest, Edith, Edith River, Elliott, Emungalan, Erldunda, Finke, Finniss Valley, Fly Creek, Galiwinku, Gapuwiyak, Girraween, Gunn Point, Haasts Bluff, Hayes Creek, Herbert, Hermannsburg, Holtze, Howard Springs, Hughes, Humpty Doo, Imanpa, Jabiru, Kalkarindji, Katherine, Katherine East, Katherine South, King Ash Bay, Kintore, Kulgera, Lajamanu, Lake Bennett, Lambells Lagoon, Lansdowne, Laramba, Larrimah, Livingstone, Lloyd Creek, Manbulloo, Maningrida, Manton, Maranboy, Mataranka, Mcminns Lagoon, Middle Point, Milingimbi, Minjilang, Mulga Bore, Newcastle Waters, Ngukurr, Nhulunbuy, Noonamah, Numbulwar, Nyirripi, Papunya, Pine Creek, Ramingining, Renner Springs, Santa Teresa, Southport, Stuart, Tara, Tennant Creek, The Gap, Timber Creek, Ti Tree, Tortilla Flats, Umbakumba, Uralla, Virginia, Wadeye, Wagait Beach, Wallace Rockhole, Warrego, Wave Hill, Weddell, Wickham, Willowra, Wilora, Woolaning, Wycliffe Well, Yarralin, Yirrkala, Yuelamu, Yuendumu and Yulara.