Lismore Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lismore (2480) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 595 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lismore is in the federal electorate of Page.

In the 2011 census the population of Lismore was 3,799 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lismore is 34 years of age.

82.8% of people living in the suburb of Lismore were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.6% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Sudan, 0.4% Fiji, 0.3% China , 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% Sierra Leone.

88.0% of people living in Lismore speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 0.7% Italian, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% German, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Lismore is 27.7% No religion, 21.7% Catholic, 17.1% Anglican, 10.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Other religious affiliation , 1.9% Buddhism, 1.5% Pentecostal.

24.6% of people are married, 51.5% have never married and 12.7% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 200 widowed people living in Lismore.

43.6% of the people living in Lismore over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.5% are working on a part time basis. Lismore has an unemployment rate of 13.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Lismore are 18.9% Professionals, 16.3% Community & personal service workers, 14.8% Labourers, 14.7% Technicians & trades workers, 10.9% Sales workers, 10.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.8% Managers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lismore work in are 20.9% Health care and social assistance, 13.0% Retail trade, 10.1% Accommodation and food services, 9.1% Education and training, 8.0% Manufacturing, 7.1% Construction, 4.4% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.8% Other services.

24.7% of homes are fully owned, and 24.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 48.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $391 per week and the median household income is $705 per week.

The median rent in Lismore is $195 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lismore postcode 2480

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