Lajamanu Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Lajamanu (0852) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Top End, Northern Territory. It is about 654 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin. Lajamanu is in the federal electorate of Lingiari.

In the 2011 census the population of Lajamanu was 656 and is comprised of approximately 55.5% females and 44.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lajamanu is 21 years of age.

99.1% of people living in the suburb of Lajamanu were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth wer.

85.2% of people living in Lajamanu speak Australian Indigenous Languages . The other top languages spoken are 9.6% English only, 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated.

The religious makeup of Lajamanu is 64.5% Baptist, 16.8% No religion, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.0% Catholic, 1.8% Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Pentecostal, 1.5% Anglican, 0.9% Latter-day Saints, 0.6% Lutheran.

63.3% of people are married, 22.9% have never married and 1.5% are divorced and 6.4% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Lajamanu.

44.2% of the people living in Lajamanu over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.7% are working on a part time basis. Lajamanu has an unemployment rate of 17.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Lajamanu are 29.9% Professionals, 22.4% Community & personal service workers, 10.4% Labourers, 9.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.0% Managers, 8.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.0% Sales workers, 3.0% Technicians & trades workers.

The main industries people from Lajamanu work in are 31.2% Public administration and safety, 18.8% Education and training, 14.5% Other services, 10.9% Arts and recreation services, 9.4% Retail trade, 8.7% Health care and social assistance, 2.2% Construction, 2.2% Inadequately described/Not stated, 2.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

0.0% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 96.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $253 per week and the median household income is $1166 per week.

The median rent in Lajamanu is $20 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lajamanu postcode 0852

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