Lakelands Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lakelands (2282) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, East Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 109 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lakelands is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Lakelands was 1,507 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lakelands is 41 years of age.

84.5% of people living in the suburb of Lakelands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.1% South Africa, 0.9% India, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.5% Pakistan, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Greece, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Mauritius, 0.3% Belgium.

90.3% of people living in Lakelands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Cantonese, 0.9% Macedonian, 0.8% French, 0.8% Polish, 0.7% Hindi, 0.6% Tamil, 0.4% Punjabi, 0.4% Greek.

The religious makeup of Lakelands is 30.0% Catholic, 25.1% Anglican, 15.4% No religion, 9.6% Uniting Church, 3.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Eastern Orthodox, 1.7% Hinduism, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.6% Baptist.

61.7% of people are married, 27.9% have never married and 5.1% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 41 widowed people living in Lakelands.

58.4% of the people living in Lakelands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. Lakelands has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Lakelands are 23.6% Professionals, 18.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Technicians & trades workers, 11.9% Sales workers, 11.5% Managers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Labourers, 4.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lakelands work in are 13.3% Health care and social assistance, 13.1% Retail trade, 8.5% Education and training, 8.2% Manufacturing, 7.9% Public administration and safety, 7.7% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Construction, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Financial and insurance services.

43.0% of homes are fully owned, and 45.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $667 per week and the median household income is $1928 per week.

The median rent in Lakelands is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lakelands postcode 2282

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