Lyons

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Area code CED605
People 103,510
Male 50%
Female 50%
Median age 45
Families 28,125
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.7
All private dwellings 54,063
Average people per household 2.4
Median weekly household income $981
Median monthly mortgage repayments $1,200
Median weekly rent $209
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2
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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
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 51,723 50.0 249,478 48.9 11,546,638 49.3
Female 51,790 50.0 260,482 51.1 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 4,999 4.8 23,572 4.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 103,510 people in Lyons. Of these 50.0% were male and 50.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 4.8% of the population.

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Age Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median age 45 -- 42 -- 38 --
0-4 years 5,593 5.4 28,469 5.6 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 6,474 6.3 31,514 6.2 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 6,334 6.1 30,219 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 6,051 5.8 31,078 6.1 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 4,814 4.7 29,865 5.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 4,735 4.6 28,703 5.6 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 5,181 5.0 29,328 5.8 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 5,194 5.0 28,333 5.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 6,147 5.9 31,495 6.2 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 7,123 6.9 34,512 6.8 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 7,724 7.5 35,538 7.0 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 8,481 8.2 37,378 7.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 8,223 7.9 34,778 6.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 8,043 7.8 32,945 6.5 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 5,642 5.5 24,434 4.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 3,711 3.6 17,613 3.5 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 2,218 2.1 11,994 2.4 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 1,823 1.8 11,767 2.3 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Lyons was 45 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 17.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 20.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Married 41,270 48.5 193,360 46.1 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 3,181 3.7 14,675 3.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 9,101 10.7 43,274 10.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 5,240 6.2 26,962 6.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 26,303 30.9 141,488 33.7 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Lyons aged 15 years and over, 48.5% were married and 14.4% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 35,573 48.2 167,398 45.8 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 9,765 13.2 45,527 12.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 28,480 38.6 152,391 41.7 7,024,973 41.9

In Lyons, of people aged 15 years and over, 48.2% of people were in a registered marriage and 13.2% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Preschool 703 2.5 3,736 2.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 6,959 24.7 31,234 21.3 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 1,305 4.6 8,077 5.5 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 549 2.0 4,467 3.0 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 3,755 13.3 17,971 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 1,263 4.5 6,630 4.5 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 580 2.1 4,840 3.3 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 1,924 6.8 10,630 7.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,540 5.5 18,250 12.4 1,160,626 16.1
Other 498 1.8 2,810 1.9 198,383 2.8
Not stated 9,077 32.2 38,329 26.1 1,707,023 23.7

In Lyons 27.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 31.3% were in primary school, 19.9% in secondary school and 12.3% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 8,115 9.5 67,863 16.2 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 5,911 6.9 31,487 7.5 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 2,300 2.7 12,132 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 14,166 16.6 62,121 14.8 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 8,763 10.3 50,460 12.0 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 4,210 4.9 19,697 4.7 941,531 4.9
Year 10 17,500 20.6 73,242 17.4 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 73 0.1 384 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 7 0.0 48 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 10,537 12.4 43,314 10.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 224 0.3 1,641 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 10,953 12.9 46,190 11.0 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Lyons, 10.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.3% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 6.9% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australian 47,772 35.4 220,382 32.3 7,298,243 23.3
English 47,370 35.1 227,074 33.3 7,852,224 25.0
Irish 9,872 7.3 55,702 8.2 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 8,704 6.5 47,546 7.0 2,023,470 6.4
German 3,466 2.6 18,391 2.7 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Lyons were Australian 35.4%, English 35.1%, Irish 7.3%, Scottish 6.5% and German 2.6%.

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 Lyons (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 85,059 82.2 411,490 80.7 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
England 4,125 4.0 18,776 3.7 907,570 3.9
New Zealand 1,034 1.0 4,977 1.0 518,466 2.2
Netherlands 423 0.4 2,193 0.4 70,172 0.3
Scotland 408 0.4 2,283 0.4 119,417 0.5
Germany 404 0.4 2,108 0.4 102,595 0.4

In Lyons, 82.2% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 4.0%, New Zealand 1.0%, Netherlands 0.4%, Scotland 0.4% and Germany 0.4%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 11,107 10.7 73,757 14.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 4,274 4.1 27,091 5.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 3,056 3.0 18,595 3.6 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 76,546 73.9 353,447 69.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Lyons, 73.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 10.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 80,292 77.6 374,705 73.5 12,231,150 52.3
England 5,865 5.7 28,820 5.7 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 1,380 1.3 6,786 1.3 617,331 2.6
Netherlands 933 0.9 5,563 1.1 175,354 0.7
Scotland 888 0.9 5,174 1.0 276,038 1.2

In Lyons, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 77.6%, England 5.7%, New Zealand 1.3%, Netherlands 0.9% and Scotland 0.9%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Australia 81,610 78.9 383,599 75.2 12,643,365 54.0
England 5,529 5.3 26,528 5.2 1,302,147 5.6
New Zealand 1,310 1.3 6,518 1.3 608,329 2.6
Netherlands 888 0.9 5,021 1.0 152,088 0.6
Scotland 778 0.8 4,485 0.9 245,915 1.1

In Lyons, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 78.9%, England 5.3%, New Zealand 1.3%, Netherlands 0.9% and Scotland 0.8%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 36,774 35.5 192,515 37.8 6,933,708 29.6
Anglican 26,192 25.3 103,839 20.4 3,101,185 13.3
Catholic 15,178 14.7 79,454 15.6 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 10,781 10.4 49,690 9.7 2,238,735 9.6
Uniting Church 4,179 4.0 19,341 3.8 870,183 3.7

The most common responses for religion in Lyons were No Religion, so described 35.5%, Anglican 25.3%, Catholic 14.7%, Not stated 10.4% and Uniting Church 4.0%. In Lyons, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (58.7%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
German 249 0.2 1,576 0.3 79,353 0.3
Dutch 162 0.2 903 0.2 33,835 0.1
Mandarin 141 0.1 3,971 0.8 596,711 2.5
French 103 0.1 820 0.2 70,873 0.3
Italian 98 0.1 1,096 0.2 271,597 1.2
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English only spoken at home 94,244 91.1 450,411 88.3 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,327 3.1 13,712 6.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Lyons 91.1% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included German 0.2%, Dutch 0.2%, Mandarin 0.1%, French 0.1% and Italian 0.1%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 22,810 51.3 121,822 52.3 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 15,492 34.8 81,601 35.0 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 2,978 6.7 13,162 5.7 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 3,190 7.2 16,365 7.0 787,452 6.9

There were 44,470 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lyons. Of these 51.3% were employed full time, 34.8% were employed part-time and 7.2% 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
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 5,237 12.7 28,693 13.2 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 4,703 11.4 24,125 11.1 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 5,552 13.4 28,779 13.3 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 7,529 18.2 42,568 19.7 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 15,279 37.0 79,249 36.6 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Lyons, 12.7% worked 1 to 15 hours, 11.4% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.0% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Technicians and Trades Workers 6,432 15.6 30,243 14.0 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 5,974 14.5 25,183 11.6 1,011,520 9.5
Managers 5,829 14.1 26,467 12.2 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 5,090 12.3 26,754 12.4 1,157,003 10.8
Professionals 4,883 11.8 40,772 18.8 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 4,710 11.4 28,194 13.0 1,449,681 13.6
Sales Workers 3,978 9.6 21,402 9.9 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 3,577 8.7 13,800 6.4 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Lyons included Technicians and Trades Workers 15.6%, Labourers 14.5%, Managers 14.1%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.3%, Professionals 11.8%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.4%, Sales Workers 9.6% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 8.7%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Aged Care Residential Services 1,431 3.5 6,139 2.8 211,621 2.0
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 1,372 3.3 6,511 3.0 254,275 2.4
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 1,006 2.4 7,767 3.6 411,808 3.9
Accommodation 1,002 2.4 3,856 1.8 113,377 1.1
Primary Education 908 2.2 5,653 2.6 231,198 2.2

Of the employed people in Lyons, the most common responses for industry of employment included Aged Care Residential Services 3.5%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 3.3%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 2.4%, Accommodation 2.4% and Primary Education 2.2%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Personal 510 -- 573 -- 662 --
Family 1,228 -- 1,399 -- 1,734 --
Household 981 -- 1,100 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lyons was $510.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 27,671 67.1 141,396 65.3 6,574,571 61.5
Worked at home 2,705 6.6 10,135 4.7 503,582 4.7
Car, as passenger 1,949 4.7 12,541 5.8 489,922 4.6
Walked only 1,509 3.7 10,443 4.8 370,427 3.5
Truck 550 1.3 1,695 0.8 85,892 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 498 1.2 6,510 3.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 29,950 72.6 156,315 72.2 7,305,271 68.4

In Lyons, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 67.1%, Worked at home 6.6%, Car, as passenger 4.7%, Walked only 3.7% and Truck 1.3%. On the day, 1.2% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 72.6% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 58,027 68.2 295,218 70.3 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 21,640 25.4 111,542 26.6 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 10,328 12.1 49,528 11.8 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 17,334 20.4 89,216 21.3 3,620,726 19.0

In Lyons, of people aged 15 years and over, 68.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 25.4% provided care for children and 12.1% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 20.4% 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
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 14,800 17.4 83,591 19.9 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 21,200 24.9 113,245 27.0 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 11,764 13.8 55,346 13.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 10,262 12.1 43,040 10.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lyons, 24.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 13.8% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.1% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 13,018 46.3 57,849 43.1 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 10,199 36.3 51,286 38.2 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 4,628 16.4 23,423 17.4 959,543 15.8
Other family 290 1.0 1,781 1.3 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Lyons, 36.3% were couple families with children, 46.3% were couple families without children and 16.4% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male -- 21.1 -- 19.4 -- 18.2
Female -- 78.9 -- 80.6 -- 81.8

In Lyons, 21.1% of single parents were male and 78.9% 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
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 3,525 15.2 18,546 17.0 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 1,178 5.1 5,538 5.1 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 4,737 20.4 24,746 22.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 2,720 11.7 12,935 11.9 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 1,780 7.7 7,876 7.2 302,037 6.0
Both not working 6,405 27.6 26,810 24.6 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 1,373 5.9 6,016 5.5 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 1,505 6.5 6,662 6.1 311,381 6.2

In Lyons, of couple families with children, 15.2% had both partners employed full-time, 5.1% had both employed part-time and 20.4% 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 Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 39,626 77.4 197,575 86.0 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 11,598 22.6 32,135 14.0 1,039,874 11.2

In Lyons, 77.4% of private dwellings were occupied and 22.6% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Separate house 37,594 94.9 172,998 87.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 657 1.7 11,376 5.8 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 837 2.1 11,267 5.7 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 343 0.9 1,202 0.6 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Lyons, 94.9% were separate houses, 1.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.1% were flats or apartments and 0.9% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 174 0.4 772 0.4 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 1,531 3.9 9,381 4.7 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 7,610 19.2 40,523 20.5 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 20,902 52.8 99,381 50.3 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 8,426 21.3 42,983 21.8 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 974 2.5 4,535 2.3 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.4 -- 2.3 -- 2.6 --

In Lyons, of occupied private dwellings 3.9% had 1 bedroom, 19.2% had 2 bedrooms and 52.8% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 2.4 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Owned outright 15,576 39.3 70,444 35.7 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 13,681 34.5 66,218 33.5 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 8,977 22.7 54,034 27.3 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 301 0.8 1,676 0.8 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 1,096 2.8 5,201 2.6 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Lyons, 39.3% were owned outright, 34.5% were owned with a mortgage and 22.7% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Family households 27,720 69.9 132,574 67.1 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 11,001 27.8 58,517 29.6 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 909 2.3 6,492 3.3 354,917 4.3

In Lyons, of all households, 69.9% were family households, 27.8% were single person households and 2.3% were group households.

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Household income Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 28.6 -- 26.3 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 5.4 -- 8.3 -- 16.4

In Lyons, 28.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 5.4% 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 Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median rent 209 -- 230 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 91.9 -- 89.8 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 8.1 -- 10.2 -- 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 Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 1,200 -- 1,300 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 93.8 -- 94.9 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 6.2 -- 5.1 -- 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 Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
None 1,725 4.4 13,694 6.9 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 11,945 30.2 69,261 35.1 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 14,221 35.9 69,092 35.0 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 10,081 25.4 38,398 19.4 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 1,645 4.2 7,139 3.6 285,197 3.4

In Lyons, 30.2% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 35.9% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.4% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 9,091 22.9 38,482 19.5 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 29,446 74.3 154,061 78.0 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 1,092 2.8 5,032 2.5 221,494 2.7

In Lyons, 74.3% 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.

View the data quality statement for Dwelling internet connection (NEDD)

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.
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Male 2,458 49.1 11,578 49.1 322,171 49.6
Female 2,544 50.9 11,993 50.9 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 24 -- 23 --

In Lyons, 49.1% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 50.9% were female. The median age was 23 years.

View the data quality statements for: Place of Usual Residence (PURP) Indigenous status (INGP)

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
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,000 -- 1,079 -- 1,203 --

In Lyons, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,000.

View the data quality statements for: Number of Bedrooms in Private Dwelling (BEDD) Household composition (HHCD) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Lyons % Lyons Tasmania % Tasmania Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 220 -- 220 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,192 -- 1,300 -- 1,660 --

In Lyons, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $220 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,192.

View the data quality statements for: Rent weekly payments (RNTD) Mortgage monthly repayments (MRED) Indigenous household Indicator (INGDWTD)

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.