Lithgow LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Lithgow was 12,249 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lithgow is 42 years of age.

84.6% of people living in the region of Lithgow were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% China , 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% India, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Ireland.

89.4% of people living in Lithgow speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Dutch, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Lithgow is 25.9% Catholic, 24.2% Anglican, 16.1% No religion, 10.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.9% Uniting Church, 5.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Baptist, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Brethren, 0.9% Buddhism.

44.4% of people are married, 33.5% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 801 widowed people living in Lithgow.

56.1% of the people living in Lithgow over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.3% are working on a part time basis. Lithgow has an unemployment rate of 8.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Lithgow are 17.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Community & personal service workers, 12.1% Professionals, 11.4% Labourers, 8.7% Sales workers, 7.3% Managers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lithgow work in are 12.7% Mining, 11.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Retail trade, 8.8% Public administration and safety, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Manufacturing, 6.5% Education and training, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.5% Construction.

37.5% of homes are fully owned, and 28.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $432 per week and the median household income is $829 per week.

The median rent in Lithgow is $175 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1352 per month.