Lismore LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Lismore was 28,285 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lismore is 38 years of age.

87.3% of people living in the region of Lismore were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.6% Italy, 0.4% China , 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% South Africa.

92.2% of people living in Lismore speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Italian, 0.8% Other, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% German, 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Lismore is 26.3% Catholic, 22.1% No religion, 19.9% Anglican, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.3% Uniting Church, 5.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Buddhism, 1.3% Pentecostal.

39.2% of people are married, 39.3% have never married and 10.9% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 1576 widowed people living in Lismore.

51.2% of the people living in Lismore over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.3% are working on a part time basis. Lismore has an unemployment rate of 9.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Lismore are 19.0% Professionals, 13.8% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Labourers, 12.7% Sales workers, 12.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Managers, 5.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lismore work in are 18.0% Health care and social assistance, 15.5% Retail trade, 10.6% Education and training, 7.6% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Manufacturing, 6.5% Construction, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.2% Other services.

32.6% of homes are fully owned, and 30.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $458 per week and the median household income is $868 per week.

The median rent in Lismore is $227 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1492 per month.