Lambton Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lambton (2299) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 116 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lambton is in the federal electorates of Charlton, Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Lambton was 5,003 and is comprised of approximately 53.0% females and 47.0% males.

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

82.8% of people living in the suburb of Lambton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% England, 1.0% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.0% New Zealand, 0.7% India, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% China , 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Sudan, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Ireland.

87.3% of people living in Lambton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Macedonian, 1.2% Other, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.6% Arabic, 0.6% Spanish, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Croatian, 0.4% Greek.

The religious makeup of Lambton is 27.4% Catholic, 23.2% Anglican, 20.5% No religion, 6.2% Uniting Church, 5.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Eastern Orthodox, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

43.9% of people are married, 35.2% have never married and 10.5% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 266 widowed people living in Lambton.

56.7% of the people living in Lambton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.8% are working on a part time basis. Lambton has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Lambton are 28.2% Professionals, 15.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Technicians & trades workers, 10.4% Sales workers, 9.6% Managers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Labourers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lambton work in are 18.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Retail trade, 10.3% Education and training, 8.9% Manufacturing, 7.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Construction, 3.3% Other services.

30.1% of homes are fully owned, and 30.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $575 per week and the median household income is $1141 per week.

The median rent in Lambton is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lambton postcode 2299

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