Lalor

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code CED226
People 231,979
Male 50.1%
Female 49.9%
Median age 32
Families 61,445
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 1
All private dwellings 81,039
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,600
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,733
Median weekly rent $320
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9

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People

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Demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 116,323 50.1 2,908,077 49.1 11,546,638 49.3
Female 115,662 49.9 3,018,549 50.9 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 1,879 0.8 47,788 0.8 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 231,979 people in Lalor. Of these 50.1% were male and 49.9% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.8% of the population.

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Age Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median age 32 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 22,412 9.7 371,220 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 19,337 8.3 368,631 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 14,802 6.4 341,063 5.8 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 13,511 5.8 356,340 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 14,491 6.2 413,792 7.0 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 18,801 8.1 441,266 7.4 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 24,902 10.7 447,927 7.6 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 21,588 9.3 404,026 6.8 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 17,123 7.4 401,887 6.8 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 14,688 6.3 402,043 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 12,629 5.4 378,371 6.4 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 10,779 4.6 357,616 6.0 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 8,836 3.8 319,840 5.4 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 7,080 3.1 291,397 4.9 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 4,484 1.9 218,203 3.7 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 3,008 1.3 165,115 2.8 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 1,890 0.8 119,895 2.0 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 1,608 0.7 127,993 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Lalor was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 24.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 7.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Married 96,384 54.9 2,344,107 48.4 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 5,802 3.3 146,493 3.0 608,059 3.2
Divorced 11,533 6.6 382,544 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 5,522 3.1 251,674 5.2 985,204 5.2
Never married 56,185 32.0 1,720,887 35.5 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Lalor aged 15 years and over, 54.9% were married and 9.9% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 86,351 53.7 2,060,766 47.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 14,091 8.8 422,258 9.8 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 60,445 37.6 1,830,228 42.4 7,024,973 41.9

In Lalor, of people aged 15 years and over, 53.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Preschool 4,665 6.2 94,970 5.2 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 14,735 19.6 313,881 17.2 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 5,388 7.2 102,778 5.6 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 2,931 3.9 52,041 2.8 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 8,535 11.4 201,166 11.0 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 4,023 5.4 88,999 4.9 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 2,063 2.8 73,973 4.0 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 4,092 5.5 103,685 5.7 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 10,068 13.4 325,051 17.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 3,295 4.4 59,498 3.3 198,383 2.8
Not stated 15,203 20.3 413,199 22.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Lalor 32.3% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 30.7% were in primary school, 19.5% in secondary school and 18.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 42,268 24.1 1,177,540 24.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 17,503 10.0 447,023 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 5,454 3.1 138,313 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 20,065 11.4 555,583 11.5 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 29,952 17.1 772,461 15.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 10,438 6.0 298,342 6.2 941,531 4.9
Year 10 14,137 8.1 376,237 7.8 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 134 0.1 3,233 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 30 0.0 542 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 13,759 7.8 430,152 8.9 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 1,742 1.0 48,920 1.0 145,844 0.8
Not stated 15,602 8.9 482,823 10.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Lalor, 17.1% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 14.5% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 10.0% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
English 49,556 16.7 1,769,214 22.6 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 47,194 15.9 1,653,291 21.1 7,298,243 23.3
Indian 28,821 9.7 209,257 2.7 619,164 2.0
Chinese 14,482 4.9 370,644 4.7 1,213,903 3.9
Irish 14,409 4.9 597,249 7.6 2,388,058 7.6

The most common ancestries in Lalor were English 16.7%, Australian 15.9%, Indian 9.7%, Chinese 4.9% and Irish 4.9%.

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Lalor (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 122,326 52.7 3,845,493 64.9 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
India 23,744 10.2 169,802 2.9 455,389 1.9
New Zealand 8,108 3.5 93,253 1.6 518,466 2.2
Philippines 6,116 2.6 51,290 0.9 232,386 1.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 5,912 2.5 160,652 2.7 509,555 2.2
England 5,316 2.3 171,443 2.9 907,570 3.9

In Lalor, 52.7% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were India 10.2%, New Zealand 3.5%, Philippines 2.6%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.5% and England 2.3%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 131,644 56.7 2,283,741 38.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 12,417 5.4 365,528 6.2 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 9,261 4.0 259,832 4.4 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 64,107 27.6 2,611,265 44.1 11,070,538 47.3

In Lalor, 27.6% of people had both parents born in Australia and 56.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 73,716 31.8 2,886,502 48.7 12,231,150 52.3
India 31,877 13.7 225,885 3.8 616,939 2.6
England 8,391 3.6 276,101 4.7 1,403,096 6.0
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 8,028 3.5 214,931 3.6 704,658 3.0
Philippines 7,671 3.3 60,659 1.0 270,177 1.2

In Lalor, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 31.8%, India 13.7%, England 3.6%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.5% and Philippines 3.3%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Australia 77,056 33.2 2,996,642 50.6 12,643,365 54.0
India 31,489 13.6 222,339 3.8 605,777 2.6
Philippines 8,508 3.7 72,348 1.2 325,049 1.4
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 8,100 3.5 212,966 3.6 699,074 3.0
England 7,946 3.4 254,812 4.3 1,302,147 5.6

In Lalor, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 33.2%, India 13.6%, Philippines 3.7%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.5% and England 3.4%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Catholic 55,812 24.1 1,377,134 23.2 5,291,834 22.6
No Religion, so described 53,048 22.9 1,876,738 31.7 6,933,708 29.6
Not stated 19,655 8.5 555,956 9.4 2,238,735 9.6
Hinduism 19,567 8.4 134,939 2.3 440,300 1.9
Islam 16,768 7.2 197,030 3.3 604,240 2.6

The most common responses for religion in Lalor were Catholic 24.1%, No Religion, so described 22.9%, Not stated 8.5%, Hinduism 8.4% and Islam 7.2%. In Lalor, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (50.4%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Punjabi 8,366 3.6 56,171 0.9 132,496 0.6
Hindi 8,103 3.5 51,241 0.9 159,652 0.7
Mandarin 7,803 3.4 191,793 3.2 596,711 2.5
Arabic 4,603 2.0 79,589 1.3 321,728 1.4
Urdu 3,847 1.7 23,205 0.4 69,293 0.3
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English only spoken at home 123,330 53.2 4,026,811 67.9 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 33,575 44.4 624,141 27.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Lalor 53.2% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Punjabi 3.6%, Hindi 3.5%, Mandarin 3.4%, Arabic 2.0% and Urdu 1.7%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 68,715 60.0 1,670,556 57.0 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 30,914 27.0 920,875 31.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 5,415 4.7 144,696 4.9 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 9,502 8.3 193,465 6.6 787,452 6.9

There were 114,546 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lalor. Of these 60.0% were employed full time, 27.0% were employed part-time and 8.3% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 10,276 9.8 329,396 12.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 9,896 9.4 286,191 10.5 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 10,738 10.2 305,282 11.2 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 24,685 23.5 511,004 18.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 44,027 41.9 1,159,551 42.4 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Lalor, 9.8% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 41.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Professionals 19,322 18.4 636,220 23.3 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 15,913 15.1 363,216 13.3 1,449,681 13.6
Technicians and Trades Workers 13,526 12.9 358,749 13.1 1,447,414 13.5
Community and Personal Service Workers 11,744 11.2 289,348 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Machinery Operators and Drivers 11,234 10.7 159,193 5.8 670,106 6.3
Managers 11,068 10.5 369,921 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Sales Workers 10,169 9.7 265,142 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 10,113 9.6 247,428 9.0 1,011,520 9.5

The most common occupations in Lalor included Professionals 18.4%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 15.1%, Technicians and Trades Workers 12.9%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.2%, Machinery Operators and Drivers 10.7%, Managers 10.5%, Sales Workers 9.7% and Labourers 9.6%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Road Freight Transport 3,131 3.0 32,620 1.2 129,528 1.2
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3,057 2.9 110,827 4.1 411,808 3.9
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2,968 2.8 65,341 2.4 254,275 2.4
Computer System Design and Related Services 2,680 2.6 50,234 1.8 162,884 1.5
Child Care Services 2,676 2.5 30,241 1.1 118,234 1.1

Of the employed people in Lalor, the most common responses for industry of employment included Road Freight Transport 3.0%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.9%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.8%, Computer System Design and Related Services 2.6% and Child Care Services 2.5%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Personal 677 -- 644 -- 662 --
Family 1,697 -- 1,715 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,600 -- 1,419 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lalor was $677.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 66,725 63.5 1,691,496 61.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 8,572 8.2 157,750 5.8 488,012 4.6
Car, as passenger 5,257 5.0 110,502 4.0 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 3,656 3.5 126,918 4.6 503,582 4.7
Train, car as driver 2,135 2.0 28,327 1.0 86,003 0.8
 null  null  null  null  null  null  null
People who travelled to work by public transport 16,289 15.5 345,108 12.6 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 76,623 72.9 1,868,937 68.3 7,305,271 68.4

In Lalor, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 63.5%, Train 8.2%, Car, as passenger 5.0%, Worked at home 3.5% and Train, car as driver 2.0%. On the day, 15.5% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 72.9% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 116,391 66.3 3,315,451 68.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 60,939 34.7 1,329,164 27.4 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 19,195 10.9 560,866 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 24,290 13.8 931,546 19.2 3,620,726 19.0

In Lalor, of people aged 15 years and over, 66.3% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 34.7% provided care for children and 10.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 13.8% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 37,766 21.5 1,130,813 23.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 43,091 24.6 1,232,398 25.4 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 18,709 10.7 535,249 11.0 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 16,830 9.6 416,986 8.6 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lalor, 24.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 10.7% worked 15 to 29 hours and 9.6% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 16,827 27.4 559,717 36.5 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 34,385 56.0 709,965 46.3 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 9,400 15.3 234,596 15.3 959,543 15.8
Other family 831 1.4 27,800 1.8 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Lalor, 56.0% were couple families with children, 27.4% were couple families without children and 15.3% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male -- 17.2 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 82.8 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Lalor, 17.2% of single parents were male and 82.8% were female.

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Employment status of couple families

Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 12,134 23.7 265,107 20.9 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,670 3.3 52,749 4.2 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 10,541 20.6 291,419 23.0 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 11,421 22.3 198,294 15.6 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 2,974 5.8 77,946 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 7,087 13.8 247,456 19.5 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 2,849 5.6 67,309 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 2,525 4.9 69,393 5.5 311,381 6.2

In Lalor, of couple families with children, 23.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.3% had both employed part-time and 20.6% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Dwellings

dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles | internet connection

Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 72,028 93.0 2,112,699 88.3 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 5,402 7.0 278,629 11.7 1,039,874 11.2

In Lalor, 93.0% of private dwellings were occupied and 7.0% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Separate house 59,880 83.1 1,546,945 73.2 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 10,394 14.4 300,918 14.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,533 2.1 246,040 11.6 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 130 0.2 11,093 0.5 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Lalor, 83.1% were separate houses, 14.4% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.1% were flats or apartments and 0.2% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 126 0.2 8,279 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 506 0.7 107,356 5.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 5,393 7.5 407,620 19.3 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 32,912 45.7 930,257 44.0 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 31,549 43.8 608,502 28.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 1,537 2.1 50,691 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.4 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lalor, of occupied private dwellings 0.7% had 1 bedroom, 7.5% had 2 bedrooms and 45.7% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.4. The average household size was 3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Owned outright 14,943 20.8 682,685 32.3 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 34,136 47.4 746,502 35.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 20,757 28.8 607,354 28.7 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 442 0.6 17,178 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,732 2.4 58,983 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Lalor, 20.8% were owned outright, 47.4% were owned with a mortgage and 28.8% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Family households 58,896 81.8 1,495,290 70.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 11,177 15.5 521,828 24.7 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 1,939 2.7 95,588 4.5 354,917 4.3

In Lalor, of all households, 81.8% were family households, 15.5% were single person households and 2.7% were group households.

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Household income Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 14.1 -- 20.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 14.2 -- 15.5 -- 16.4

In Lalor, 14.1% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 14.2% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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Mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median rent 320 -- 325 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.8 -- 89.6 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.2 -- 10.4 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,733 -- 1,728 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.1 -- 92.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 10.9 -- 7.5 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Number of motor vehicles

Number of registered motor vehicles Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
None 2,720 3.8 166,061 7.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 23,554 32.7 722,675 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 30,608 42.5 776,286 36.7 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 13,051 18.1 374,426 17.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 2,085 2.9 73,257 3.5 285,197 3.4

In Lalor, 32.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 42.5% had two registered motor vehicles and 18.1% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 6,861 9.5 287,506 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 63,370 88.0 1,768,050 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,782 2.5 57,157 2.7 221,494 2.7

In Lalor, 88.0% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics

People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Male 982 52.2 23,622 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 898 47.8 24,159 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 22 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Lalor, 52.2% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 47.8% were female. The median age was 22 years.

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Dwelling characteristics

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households. These tables represent occupied private dwellings where at least one Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person was present.

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.3 -- 3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,487 -- 1,200 -- 1,203 --

In Lalor, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.3 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,487.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Lalor % Lalor Victoria % Victoria Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 311 -- 261 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,600 -- 1,517 -- 1,660 --

In Lalor, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $311 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,600.

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Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.