Lakesland Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lakesland (2572) is a suburb of Sydney, Blue Mountains, New South Wales. It is about 72 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lakesland is in the federal electorate of Hume.

In the 2011 census the population of Lakesland was 407 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lakesland is 39 years of age.

75.1% of people living in the suburb of Lakesland were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.9% England, 1.7% Lebanon, 1.7% Croatia, 1.2% Germany, 1.0% Austria, 1.0% Poland, 1.0% Italy, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% New Zealand.

84.4% of people living in Lakesland speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Arabic, 0.7% Other, 0.7% Dutch, 0.7% Vietnamese, 0.7% Italian, 0.7% German, 0.7% Greek, 0.7% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Lakesland is 34.0% Anglican, 29.8% Catholic, 13.5% No religion, 12.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Eastern Orthodox, 1.0% Buddhism, 0.7% Salvation Army.

63.7% of people are married, 24.9% have never married and 6.0% are divorced and 1.3% are separated. There are 13 widowed people living in Lakesland.

59.1% of the people living in Lakesland over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.1% are working on a part time basis. Lakesland has an unemployment rate of 3.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Lakesland are 23.5% Professionals, 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Managers, 12.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Labourers, 8.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 4.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.3% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Lakesland work in are 13.2% Education and training, 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Manufacturing, 9.9% Construction, 8.2% Retail trade, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 3.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

46.6% of homes are fully owned, and 45.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 4.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $565 per week and the median household income is $1666 per week.

The median rent in Lakesland is $480 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2450 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lakesland postcode 2572

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