North Lakes

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2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC32197
People 21,671
Male 48%
Female 52%
Median age 32
Families 5,914
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 1.1
All private dwellings 7,649
Average people per household 3
Median weekly household income $1,829
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,076
Median weekly rent $400
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.9
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People

demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

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
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 10,401 48.0 2,321,889 49.4 11,546,638 49.3
Female 11,272 52.0 2,381,308 50.6 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 419 1.9 186,482 4.0 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 21,671 people in North Lakes. Of these 48.0% were male and 52.0% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.9% of the population.

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Age North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median age 32 -- 37 -- 38 --
0-4 years 1,997 9.2 296,466 6.3 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 2,093 9.7 317,138 6.7 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 1,849 8.5 299,097 6.4 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 1,521 7.0 296,287 6.3 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 1,214 5.6 316,860 6.7 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 1,363 6.3 320,753 6.8 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 1,781 8.2 325,943 6.9 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 1,838 8.5 305,218 6.5 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 1,962 9.1 322,901 6.9 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 1,644 7.6 322,982 6.9 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 1,146 5.3 308,727 6.6 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 743 3.4 292,198 6.2 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 602 2.8 260,685 5.5 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 641 3.0 242,192 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 487 2.2 180,406 3.8 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 347 1.6 126,084 2.7 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 196 0.9 83,731 1.8 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 241 1.1 85,528 1.8 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in North Lakes was 32 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 27.4% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 8.8% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Married 8,577 54.6 1,775,920 46.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 537 3.4 134,953 3.6 608,059 3.2
Divorced 1,236 7.9 354,382 9.3 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 530 3.4 184,671 4.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 4,826 30.7 1,340,580 35.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in North Lakes aged 15 years and over, 54.6% were married and 11.3% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 7,778 54.1 1,546,502 46.7 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 1,839 12.8 394,739 11.9 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 4,753 33.1 1,367,026 41.3 7,024,973 41.9

In North Lakes, of people aged 15 years and over, 54.1% of people were in a registered marriage and 12.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Preschool 428 5.8 56,639 3.9 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 1,889 25.7 276,468 19.1 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 302 4.1 73,844 5.1 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 483 6.6 50,202 3.5 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 1,184 16.1 176,138 12.2 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 229 3.1 63,080 4.4 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 360 4.9 58,927 4.1 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 410 5.6 76,992 5.3 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 770 10.5 213,221 14.8 1,160,626 16.1
Other 195 2.6 37,517 2.6 198,383 2.8
Not stated 1,111 15.1 360,888 25.0 1,707,023 23.7

In North Lakes 34.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 36.4% were in primary school, 24.2% in secondary school and 16.0% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 3,280 20.9 693,412 18.3 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 1,877 11.9 330,619 8.7 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 660 4.2 111,975 3.0 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 2,344 14.9 576,295 15.2 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 2,986 19.0 625,959 16.5 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 779 5.0 163,394 4.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 1,559 9.9 488,554 12.9 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.0 2,602 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 418 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 682 4.3 275,376 7.3 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 27 0.2 15,700 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 1,095 7.0 409,227 10.8 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in North Lakes, 19.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.1% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 11.9% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
English 8,798 29.2 1,794,999 27.5 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 6,626 22.0 1,649,284 25.3 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 2,305 7.6 564,334 8.7 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 2,139 7.1 486,648 7.5 2,023,470 6.4
German 1,069 3.5 296,387 4.5 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in North Lakes were English 29.2%, Australian 22.0%, Irish 7.6%, Scottish 7.1% and German 3.5%.

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 North Lakes (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 13,228 61.1 3,343,657 71.1 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
New Zealand 1,805 8.3 201,206 4.3 518,466 2.2
England 1,535 7.1 180,775 3.8 907,570 3.9
South Africa 809 3.7 40,131 0.9 162,449 0.7
India 393 1.8 49,145 1.0 455,389 1.9
Philippines 337 1.6 39,661 0.8 232,386 1.0

In North Lakes, 61.1% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were New Zealand 8.3%, England 7.1%, South Africa 3.7%, India 1.8% and Philippines 1.6%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 8,727 40.3 1,225,441 26.1 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 1,459 6.7 302,904 6.4 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 1,151 5.3 234,425 5.0 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 9,155 42.3 2,575,201 54.8 11,070,538 47.3

In North Lakes, 42.3% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.3% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 10,344 47.7 2,824,420 60.1 12,231,150 52.3
England 2,017 9.3 287,091 6.1 1,403,096 6.0
New Zealand 1,915 8.8 236,403 5.0 617,331 2.6
South Africa 877 4.0 46,102 1.0 190,816 0.8
India 593 2.7 67,903 1.4 616,939 2.6

In North Lakes, the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 47.7%, England 9.3%, New Zealand 8.8%, South Africa 4.0% and India 2.7%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Australia 10,670 49.4 2,897,343 61.6 12,643,365 54.0
New Zealand 1,920 8.9 236,930 5.0 608,329 2.6
England 1,841 8.5 264,169 5.6 1,302,147 5.6
South Africa 890 4.1 46,654 1.0 193,412 0.8
India 577 2.7 65,921 1.4 605,777 2.6

In North Lakes, the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 49.4%, New Zealand 8.9%, England 8.5%, South Africa 4.1% and India 2.7%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 7,000 32.3 1,374,427 29.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 4,409 20.3 1,022,514 21.7 5,291,834 22.6
Anglican 2,956 13.6 719,718 15.3 3,101,185 13.3
Not stated 1,805 8.3 468,042 10.0 2,238,735 9.6
Christian, nfd 992 4.6 143,355 3.0 612,371 2.6

The most common responses for religion in North Lakes were No Religion, so described 32.3%, Catholic 20.3%, Anglican 13.6%, Not stated 8.3% and Christian, nfd 4.6%. In North Lakes, Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (58.2%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Afrikaans 361 1.7 12,525 0.3 43,741 0.2
Mandarin 267 1.2 69,474 1.5 596,711 2.5
Hindi 221 1.0 18,163 0.4 159,652 0.7
Spanish 179 0.8 21,006 0.4 140,817 0.6
Tagalog 173 0.8 16,999 0.4 111,273 0.5
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English only spoken at home 17,397 80.4 3,820,632 81.2 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 1,328 18.6 242,052 13.5 1,971,011 22.2

In North Lakes 80.4% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Afrikaans 1.7%, Mandarin 1.2%, Hindi 1.0%, Spanish 0.8% and Tagalog 0.8%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 6,738 60.9 1,333,193 57.7 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 3,035 27.4 691,751 29.9 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 456 4.1 111,509 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 842 7.6 175,665 7.6 787,452 6.9

There were 11,071 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in North Lakes. Of these 60.9% were employed full time, 27.4% were employed part-time and 7.6% 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
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 963 9.4 235,001 11.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 876 8.6 201,035 9.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 1,193 11.7 255,714 12.0 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 2,198 21.5 410,236 19.2 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 4,538 44.4 922,958 43.2 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in North Lakes, 9.4% worked 1 to 15 hours, 8.6% worked 16 to 24 hours and 44.4% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Professionals 2,137 20.9 423,917 19.8 2,370,966 22.2
Clerical and Administrative Workers 1,565 15.3 291,317 13.6 1,449,681 13.6
Technicians and Trades Workers 1,330 13.0 305,441 14.3 1,447,414 13.5
Managers 1,306 12.8 258,509 12.1 1,390,047 13.0
Community and Personal Service Workers 1,246 12.2 241,956 11.3 1,157,003 10.8
Sales Workers 1,176 11.5 207,795 9.7 1,000,955 9.4
Labourers 801 7.8 225,268 10.5 1,011,520 9.5
Machinery Operators and Drivers 532 5.2 147,636 6.9 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in North Lakes included Professionals 20.9%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 15.3%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.0%, Managers 12.8%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.2%, Sales Workers 11.5%, Labourers 7.8% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 5.2%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 470 4.7 91,756 4.3 411,808 3.9
Supermarket and Grocery Stores 271 2.7 52,291 2.4 254,275 2.4
Primary Education 270 2.7 54,394 2.5 231,198 2.2
Cafes and Restaurants 256 2.5 49,488 2.3 253,385 2.4
Takeaway Food Services 240 2.4 41,958 2.0 189,447 1.8

Of the employed people in North Lakes, the most common responses for industry of employment included Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.7%, Supermarket and Grocery Stores 2.7%, Primary Education 2.7%, Cafes and Restaurants 2.5% and Takeaway Food Services 2.4%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Personal 784 -- 660 -- 662 --
Family 1,933 -- 1,661 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,829 -- 1,402 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in North Lakes was $784.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 6,853 67.1 1,368,965 64.1 6,574,571 61.5
Car, as passenger 540 5.3 112,508 5.3 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 480 4.7 112,422 5.3 503,582 4.7
Train 320 3.1 42,306 2.0 488,012 4.6
Train, car as driver 239 2.3 11,835 0.6 86,003 0.8
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People who travelled to work by public transport 864 8.4 152,230 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 7,796 76.2 1,523,756 71.3 7,305,271 68.4

In North Lakes, on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 67.1%, Car, as passenger 5.3%, Worked at home 4.7%, Train 3.1% and Train, car as driver 2.3%. On the day, 8.4% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 76.2% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 11,850 75.4 2,671,858 70.5 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 6,352 40.4 1,063,450 28.1 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 1,448 9.2 407,168 10.7 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,422 15.4 714,138 18.8 3,620,726 19.0

In North Lakes, of people aged 15 years and over, 75.4% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 40.4% provided care for children and 9.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 15.4% 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
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 3,870 24.6 853,120 22.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 4,617 29.4 1,017,232 26.8 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 1,853 11.8 448,338 11.8 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 1,504 9.6 353,168 9.3 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in North Lakes, 29.4% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.8% 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 North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 1,720 29.0 481,451 39.4 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 3,262 55.1 518,494 42.5 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 895 15.1 201,308 16.5 959,543 15.8
Other family 44 0.7 19,898 1.6 102,559 1.7

Of the families in North Lakes, 55.1% were couple families with children, 29.0% were couple families without children and 15.1% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male -- 15.7 -- 18.5 -- 18.2
Female -- 84.3 -- 81.5 -- 81.8

In North Lakes, 15.7% of single parents were male and 84.3% 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
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 1,319 26.5 225,032 22.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 120 2.4 39,193 3.9 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 1,185 23.8 212,524 21.3 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 920 18.5 144,839 14.5 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 221 4.4 57,595 5.8 302,037 6.0
Both not working 585 11.7 200,661 20.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 273 5.5 52,525 5.3 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 357 7.2 67,574 6.8 311,381 6.2

In North Lakes, of couple families with children, 26.5% had both partners employed full-time, 2.4% had both employed part-time and 23.8% 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 North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 6,833 93.0 1,656,828 89.4 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 518 7.0 195,570 10.6 1,039,874 11.2

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

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Separate house 5,923 86.7 1,269,653 76.6 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 743 10.9 174,984 10.6 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 161 2.4 186,780 11.3 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 16,809 1.0 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in North Lakes, 86.7% were separate houses, 10.9% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 2.4% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 4 0.1 8,306 0.5 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 74 1.1 70,628 4.3 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 422 6.2 275,203 16.6 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 2,150 31.5 657,978 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 4,092 59.9 604,269 36.5 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 91 1.3 40,448 2.4 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3.2 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 3 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In North Lakes, of occupied private dwellings 1.1% had 1 bedroom, 6.2% had 2 bedrooms and 31.5% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 3 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Owned outright 1,054 15.4 471,407 28.5 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 2,690 39.4 558,439 33.7 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 2,835 41.5 566,478 34.2 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 143 2.1 15,566 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 114 1.7 44,944 2.7 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in North Lakes, 15.4% were owned outright, 39.4% were owned with a mortgage and 41.5% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Family households 5,776 84.5 1,189,859 71.8 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 913 13.4 389,076 23.5 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 144 2.1 77,898 4.7 354,917 4.3

In North Lakes, of all households, 84.5% were family households, 13.4% were single person households and 2.1% were group households.

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Household income North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 10.6 -- 19.5 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 18.7 -- 14.4 -- 16.4

In North Lakes, 10.6% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 18.7% 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 North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median rent 400 -- 330 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.3 -- 87.2 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 12.7 -- 12.8 -- 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 North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,076 -- 1,733 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 93.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.1 -- 6.4 -- 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 North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
None 157 2.3 99,133 6.0 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 2,192 32.1 566,233 34.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 3,282 48.0 620,096 37.4 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 1,084 15.9 315,106 19.0 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 119 1.7 56,263 3.4 285,197 3.4

In North Lakes, 32.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 48.0% had two registered motor vehicles and 15.9% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 374 5.5 224,855 13.6 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 6,362 93.1 1,387,499 83.7 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 99 1.4 44,482 2.7 221,494 2.7

In North Lakes, 93.1% 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.
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Male 205 48.7 92,176 49.4 322,171 49.6
Female 216 51.3 94,311 50.6 326,996 50.4
Median age 17 -- 22 -- 23 --

In North Lakes, 48.7% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 51.3% were female. The median age was 17 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
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 3.7 -- 3.3 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.9 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,788 -- 1,222 -- 1,203 --

In North Lakes, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.7 persons, with 0.9 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,788.

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
North Lakes % North Lakes Queensland % Queensland Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 390 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,002 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In North Lakes, for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $390 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,002.

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.