Lidcombe

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC12316
People 19,627
Male 51.6%
Female 48.4%
Median age 33
Families 4,884
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.8
All private dwellings 6,382
Average people per household 3.2
Median weekly household income $1,571
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,100
Median weekly rent $470
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.6

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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
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 10,127 51.6 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 9,498 48.4 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 44 0.2 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 19,627 people in Lidcombe. Of these 51.6% were male and 48.4% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

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Age Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median age 33 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,176 6.0 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 914 4.7 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 791 4.0 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,074 5.5 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,887 9.6 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 2,451 12.5 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 2,064 10.5 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,493 7.6 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,162 5.9 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,186 6.0 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,237 6.3 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 1,296 6.6 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 979 5.0 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 651 3.3 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 442 2.3 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 327 1.7 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 232 1.2 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 258 1.3 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Lidcombe was 33 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 14.7% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 9.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Married 8,524 50.9 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 368 2.2 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,016 6.1 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 585 3.5 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 6,261 37.4 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Lidcombe aged 15 years and over, 50.9% were married and 8.2% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 7,228 47.1 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 626 4.1 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 7,486 48.8 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Lidcombe, of people aged 15 years and over, 47.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 4.1% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Preschool 235 3.6 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 687 10.6 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 293 4.5 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 127 2.0 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 647 9.9 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 223 3.4 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 155 2.4 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 623 9.6 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 1,776 27.3 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 470 7.2 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,274 19.6 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Lidcombe 33.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 17.0% were in primary school, 15.8% in secondary school and 36.9% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 4,585 27.4 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,528 9.1 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 243 1.5 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 933 5.6 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 4,403 26.3 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 452 2.7 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,087 6.5 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.0 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 3 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 1,157 6.9 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 488 2.9 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,442 8.6 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Lidcombe, 26.3% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 7.0% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 9.1% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Chinese 5,108 23.1 514,594 5.2 1,213,903 3.9
Korean 3,550 16.0 66,613 0.7 123,017 0.4
English 1,275 5.8 2,302,481 23.3 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 1,262 5.7 2,261,062 22.9 7,298,243 23.3
Vietnamese 957 4.3 109,588 1.1 294,798 0.9

The most common ancestries in Lidcombe were Chinese 23.1%, Korean 16.0%, English 5.8%, Australian 5.7% and Vietnamese 4.3%.

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

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Country of birth Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Australia 5,876 30.0 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
Korea, Republic of (South) 3,024 15.4 51,816 0.7 98,776 0.4
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2,202 11.2 234,508 3.1 509,555 2.2
Vietnam 1,182 6.0 84,130 1.1 219,355 0.9
Nepal 689 3.5 32,117 0.4 54,754 0.2
India 489 2.5 143,459 1.9 455,389 1.9

In Lidcombe, 30.0% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were Korea, Republic of (South) 15.4%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 11.2%, Vietnam 6.0%, Nepal 3.5% and India 2.5%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 16,199 82.5 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 424 2.2 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 454 2.3 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,341 6.8 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Lidcombe, 6.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 82.5% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Korea, Republic of (South) 3,558 18.1 63,494 0.8 116,045 0.5
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3,249 16.6 332,465 4.4 704,658 3.0
Australia 1,809 9.2 3,745,787 50.1 12,231,150 52.3
Vietnam 1,453 7.4 121,066 1.6 320,208 1.4
Nepal 771 3.9 36,554 0.5 60,678 0.3

In Lidcombe, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Korea, Republic of (South) 18.1%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 16.6%, Australia 9.2%, Vietnam 7.4% and Nepal 3.9%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Korea, Republic of (South) 3,604 18.4 65,642 0.9 120,878 0.5
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3,197 16.3 329,967 4.4 699,074 3.0
Australia 1,791 9.1 3,884,762 51.9 12,643,365 54.0
Vietnam 1,576 8.0 127,352 1.7 335,060 1.4
Nepal 757 3.9 36,096 0.5 60,021 0.3

In Lidcombe, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Korea, Republic of (South) 18.4%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 16.3%, Australia 9.1%, Vietnam 8.0% and Nepal 3.9%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 4,841 24.7 1,879,562 25.1 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 3,624 18.5 1,846,443 24.7 5,291,834 22.6
Islam 1,905 9.7 267,659 3.6 604,240 2.6
Not stated 1,876 9.6 684,969 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Buddhism 1,808 9.2 207,956 2.8 563,674 2.4

The most common responses for religion in Lidcombe were No Religion, so described 24.7%, Catholic 18.5%, Islam 9.7%, Not stated 9.6% and Buddhism 9.2%. In Lidcombe, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (41.7%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Korean 3,519 17.9 59,912 0.8 108,997 0.5
Mandarin 2,178 11.1 239,945 3.2 596,711 2.5
Cantonese 2,027 10.3 143,333 1.9 280,943 1.2
Arabic 826 4.2 200,825 2.7 321,728 1.4
Vietnamese 793 4.0 102,896 1.4 277,400 1.2
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English only spoken at home 3,736 19.0 5,126,633 68.5 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 4,769 78.4 735,563 26.5 1,971,011 22.2

In Lidcombe 19.0% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Korean 17.9%, Mandarin 11.1%, Cantonese 10.3%, Arabic 4.2% and Vietnamese 4.0%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 5,543 55.7 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 3,070 30.8 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 503 5.1 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 842 8.5 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 9,958 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lidcombe. Of these 55.7% were employed full time, 30.8% were employed part-time and 8.5% 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
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 904 9.9 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 1,324 14.5 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 842 9.2 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 2,159 23.7 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 3,382 37.1 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Lidcombe, 9.9% worked 1 to 15 hours, 14.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 37.1% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Professionals 1,985 21.8 798,126 23.6 2,370,966 22.2
Technicians and Trades Workers 1,439 15.8 429,239 12.7 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 1,201 13.2 297,887 8.8 1,011,520 9.5
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1,123 12.3 467,977 13.8 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 852 9.3 350,261 10.4 1,157,003 10.8
Managers 824 9.0 456,084 13.5 1,390,047 13.0
Sales Workers 821 9.0 311,414 9.2 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 559 6.1 206,839 6.1 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Lidcombe included Professionals 21.8%, Technicians and Trades Workers 15.8%, Labourers 13.2%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.3%, Community and Personal Service Workers 9.3%, Managers 9.0%, Sales Workers 9.0% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 6.1%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Cafes and Restaurants 460 5.1 80,552 2.4 253,385 2.4
Building and Other Industrial Cleaning Services 306 3.4 41,390 1.2 131,908 1.2
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 304 3.4 119,350 3.5 411,808 3.9
Banking 243 2.7 63,678 1.9 144,232 1.3
Aged Care Residential Services 203 2.3 67,209 2.0 211,621 2.0

Of the employed people in Lidcombe, the most common responses for industry of employment included Cafes and Restaurants 5.1%, Building and Other Industrial Cleaning Services 3.4%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 3.4%, Banking 2.7% and Aged Care Residential Services 2.3%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Personal 524 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 1,495 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,571 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lidcombe was $524.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 4,026 44.2 1,953,399 57.8 6,574,571 61.5
Train 2,516 27.7 252,786 7.5 488,012 4.6
Car, as passenger 453 5.0 144,820 4.3 489,922 4.6
Train, bus 415 4.6 60,155 1.8 104,122 1.0
Worked at home 238 2.6 163,026 4.8 503,582 4.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 3,339 36.6 540,215 16.0 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 4,754 52.1 2,182,854 64.6 7,305,271 68.4

In Lidcombe, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 44.2%, Train 27.7%, Car, as passenger 5.0%, Train, bus 4.6% and Worked at home 2.6%. On the day, 36.6% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 52.1% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 9,575 57.2 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 3,481 20.8 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,664 9.9 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,115 12.6 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Lidcombe, of people aged 15 years and over, 57.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 20.8% provided care for children and 9.9% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 12.6% 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
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 3,796 22.7 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 3,190 19.0 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,332 8.0 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,257 7.5 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lidcombe, 19.0% worked 5 to 14 hours, 8.0% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.5% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,533 31.4 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 2,482 50.8 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 716 14.7 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 154 3.2 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Lidcombe, 50.8% were couple families with children, 31.4% were couple families without children and 14.7% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male -- 18.7 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 81.3 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Lidcombe, 18.7% of single parents were male and 81.3% 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
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 861 21.4 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 229 5.7 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 573 14.3 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 755 18.8 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 350 8.7 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 795 19.8 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 222 5.5 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 229 5.7 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Lidcombe, of couple families with children, 21.4% had both partners employed full-time, 5.7% had both employed part-time and 14.3% 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 Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 5,760 94.8 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 315 5.2 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Lidcombe, 94.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Separate house 2,873 49.9 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 1,216 21.1 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 1,607 27.9 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 20 0.3 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Lidcombe, 49.9% were separate houses, 21.1% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 27.9% were flats or apartments and 0.3% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 33 0.6 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 190 3.3 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 1,659 28.8 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,158 37.4 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 1,516 26.3 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 208 3.6 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3.2 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Lidcombe, of occupied private dwellings 3.3% had 1 bedroom, 28.8% had 2 bedrooms and 37.4% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3. The average household size was 3.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,452 25.2 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 1,771 30.7 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,277 39.5 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 37 0.6 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 223 3.9 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Lidcombe, 25.2% were owned outright, 30.7% were owned with a mortgage and 39.5% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Family households 4,530 78.7 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 793 13.8 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 436 7.6 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Lidcombe, of all households, 78.7% were family households, 13.8% were single person households and 7.6% were group households.

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Household income Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 17.8 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.0 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Lidcombe, 17.8% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 18.0% 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 Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median rent 470 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 81.0 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 19.0 -- 12.9 -- 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 Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,100 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 90.5 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 9.5 -- 7.4 -- 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 Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
None 683 11.9 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,287 39.7 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 1,770 30.7 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 769 13.3 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 254 4.4 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Lidcombe, 39.7% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 30.7% had two registered motor vehicles and 13.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 629 10.9 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 4,906 85.2 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 226 3.9 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Lidcombe, 85.2% 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.
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Male 28 60.9 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 18 39.1 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 27 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Lidcombe, 60.9% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 39.1% were female. The median age was 27 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
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 1 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,093 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

In Lidcombe, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.7 persons, with 1 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,093.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Lidcombe % Lidcombe New South Wales % New South Wales Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 400 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,550 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Lidcombe, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $400 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,550.

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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.