Lyons (ACT)

2016 Census All persons QuickStats
Geography type State Suburbs
Area code SSC80086
People 3,085
Male 50.5%
Female 49.5%
Median age 37
Families 752
Average children per family
for families with children 1.8
for all families 0.5
All private dwellings 1,525
Average people per household 2.2
Median weekly household income $1,488
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,000
Median weekly rent $315
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.4

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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 (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Male 1,559 50.5 195,739 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,527 49.5 201,653 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 47 1.5 6,508 1.6 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,085 people in Lyons (ACT). Of these 50.5% were male and 49.5% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 1.5% of the population.

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Age Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Median age 37 -- 35 -- 38 --
0-4 years 151 4.9 26,795 6.7 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 171 5.5 25,451 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 158 5.1 22,235 5.6 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 176 5.7 24,507 6.2 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 203 6.6 31,430 7.9 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 295 9.6 32,488 8.2 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 277 9.0 33,631 8.5 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 229 7.4 30,193 7.6 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 198 6.4 28,216 7.1 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 209 6.8 26,556 6.7 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 174 5.6 24,433 6.1 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 142 4.6 22,357 5.6 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 124 4.0 19,144 4.8 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 122 4.0 17,285 4.3 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 127 4.1 12,168 3.1 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 137 4.4 8,519 2.1 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 113 3.7 5,839 1.5 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 79 2.6 6,158 1.5 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Lyons (ACT) was 37 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 15.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 18.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Married 1,158 44.4 154,584 47.9 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 64 2.5 8,159 2.5 608,059 3.2
Divorced 252 9.7 25,353 7.9 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 149 5.7 12,542 3.9 985,204 5.2
Never married 985 37.8 122,279 37.9 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Lyons (ACT) aged 15 years and over, 44.4% were married and 12.0% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Registered marriage 985 43.3 135,703 48.1 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 247 10.9 32,501 11.5 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 1,041 45.8 113,732 40.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Lyons (ACT), of people aged 15 years and over, 43.3% of people were in a registered marriage and 10.9% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Preschool 30 3.1 5,904 4.5 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 144 14.8 20,728 15.7 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 43 4.4 8,123 6.2 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 23 2.4 3,969 3.0 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 124 12.7 13,606 10.3 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 42 4.3 6,372 4.8 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 28 2.9 4,207 3.2 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 76 7.8 8,163 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 182 18.6 34,291 26.0 1,160,626 16.1
Other 27 2.8 3,165 2.4 198,383 2.8
Not stated 257 26.3 23,127 17.6 1,707,023 23.7

In Lyons (ACT) 31.9% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 21.7% were in primary school, 19.9% in secondary school and 26.6% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Bachelor Degree level and above 960 36.8 119,919 37.1 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 224 8.6 29,758 9.2 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 43 1.6 9,461 2.9 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 208 8.0 25,750 8.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 391 15.0 57,843 17.9 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 85 3.3 8,891 2.8 941,531 4.9
Year 10 150 5.7 22,621 7.0 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 3 0.1 140 0.0 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 30 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 144 5.5 14,566 4.5 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 16 0.6 1,151 0.4 145,844 0.8
Not stated 297 11.4 24,951 7.7 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Lyons (ACT), 15.0% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 9.9% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 8.6% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

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Cultural & language diversity

Ancestry, top responses Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
English 986 23.2 132,031 23.8 7,852,224 25.0
Australian 830 19.5 127,285 23.0 7,298,243 23.3
Irish 389 9.1 51,611 9.3 2,388,058 7.6
Scottish 304 7.1 40,160 7.3 2,023,470 6.4
German 159 3.7 17,633 3.2 982,226 3.1

The most common ancestries in Lyons (ACT) were English 23.2%, Australian 19.5%, Irish 9.1%, Scottish 7.1% and German 3.7%.

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

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Country of birth Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Australia 1,837 59.5 270,033 68.0 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses:  null  null  null  null  null  null
India 129 4.2 10,414 2.6 455,389 1.9
England 102 3.3 12,757 3.2 907,570 3.9
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 79 2.6 11,351 2.9 509,555 2.2
Philippines 55 1.8 3,798 1.0 232,386 1.0
New Zealand 39 1.3 4,734 1.2 518,466 2.2

In Lyons (ACT), 59.5% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were India 4.2%, England 3.3%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 2.6%, Philippines 1.8% and New Zealand 1.3%.

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Both parents born overseas 1,164 37.7 133,304 33.5 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 215 7.0 29,113 7.3 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 147 4.8 23,121 5.8 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,301 42.2 187,955 47.3 11,070,538 47.3

In Lyons (ACT), 42.2% of people had both parents born in Australia and 37.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Australia 1,459 47.5 211,707 53.3 12,231,150 52.3
England 169 5.5 21,368 5.4 1,403,096 6.0
India 159 5.2 14,481 3.6 616,939 2.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 97 3.2 14,581 3.7 704,658 3.0
Philippines 56 1.8 4,317 1.1 270,177 1.2

In Lyons (ACT), the most common countries of birth for male parents were Australia 47.5%, England 5.5%, India 5.2%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.2% and Philippines 1.8%.

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Australia 1,522 49.3 218,199 54.9 12,643,365 54.0
India 161 5.2 14,372 3.6 605,777 2.6
England 149 4.8 19,203 4.8 1,302,147 5.6
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 99 3.2 14,782 3.7 699,074 3.0
Philippines 70 2.3 5,300 1.3 325,049 1.4

In Lyons (ACT), the most common countries of birth for female parents were Australia 49.3%, India 5.2%, England 4.8%, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan) 3.2% and Philippines 2.3%.

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Religious affiliation, top responses Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
No Religion, so described 999 32.4 143,739 36.2 6,933,708 29.6
Catholic 683 22.1 88,619 22.3 5,291,834 22.6
Not stated 385 12.5 36,420 9.2 2,238,735 9.6
Anglican 267 8.6 42,734 10.8 3,101,185 13.3
Hinduism 100 3.2 10,211 2.6 440,300 1.9

The most common responses for religion in Lyons (ACT) were No Religion, so described 32.4%, Catholic 22.1%, Not stated 12.5%, Anglican 8.6% and Hinduism 3.2%. In Lyons (ACT), Christianity was the largest religious group reported overall (49.6%) (this figure excludes not stated responses).

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Language, top responses (other than English) Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Mandarin 88 2.8 12,408 3.1 596,711 2.5
Punjabi 61 2.0 2,215 0.6 132,496 0.6
German 31 1.0 1,913 0.5 79,353 0.3
Arabic 31 1.0 3,040 0.8 321,728 1.4
Italian 30 1.0 3,245 0.8 271,597 1.2
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English only spoken at home 2,061 66.6 288,986 72.7 17,020,417 72.7
Households where a non English language is spoken 364 25.9 35,846 23.8 1,971,011 22.2

In Lyons (ACT) 66.6% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Mandarin 2.8%, Punjabi 2.0%, German 1.0%, Arabic 1.0% and Italian 1.0%.

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Employment

Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Worked full-time 922 61.1 137,058 63.5 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 421 27.9 57,064 26.4 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 78 5.2 11,506 5.3 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 88 5.8 10,205 4.7 787,452 6.9

There were 1,509 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Lyons (ACT). Of these 61.1% were employed full time, 27.9% were employed part-time and 5.8% 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 (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
1-15 hours per week 149 10.5 20,602 10.0 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 133 9.3 16,499 8.0 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 141 9.9 19,962 9.7 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 373 26.2 46,946 22.8 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 554 38.9 90,110 43.8 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Lyons (ACT), 10.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 9.3% worked 16 to 24 hours and 38.9% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Professionals 423 30.0 62,716 30.5 2,370,966 22.2
Managers 224 15.9 32,776 15.9 1,390,047 13.0
Clerical and Administrative Workers 205 14.5 34,668 16.9 1,449,681 13.6
Community and Personal Service Workers 160 11.4 21,694 10.6 1,157,003 10.8
Technicians and Trades Workers 148 10.5 19,639 9.6 1,447,414 13.5
Labourers 115 8.2 10,354 5.0 1,011,520 9.5
Sales Workers 76 5.4 13,956 6.8 1,000,955 9.4
Machinery Operators and Drivers 28 2.0 4,692 2.3 670,106 6.3

The most common occupations in Lyons (ACT) included Professionals 30.0%, Managers 15.9%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.4%, Technicians and Trades Workers 10.5%, Labourers 8.2%, Sales Workers 5.4% and Machinery Operators and Drivers 2.0%.

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Central Government Administration 274 20.0 37,799 18.4 127,598 1.2
Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 66 4.8 6,560 3.2 411,808 3.9
Defence 63 4.6 10,753 5.2 75,462 0.7
Cafes and Restaurants 48 3.5 5,203 2.5 253,385 2.4
Computer System Design and Related Services 35 2.6 6,009 2.9 162,884 1.5

Of the employed people in Lyons (ACT), the most common responses for industry of employment included Central Government Administration 20.0%, Hospitals (except Psychiatric Hospitals) 4.8%, Defence 4.6%, Cafes and Restaurants 3.5% and Computer System Design and Related Services 2.6%.

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Personal 846 -- 998 -- 662 --
Family 2,052 -- 2,445 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,488 -- 2,070 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Lyons (ACT) was $846.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Car, as driver 809 57.2 130,776 63.6 6,574,571 61.5
Bus 163 11.5 12,226 5.9 323,201 3.0
Walked only 115 8.1 9,305 4.5 370,427 3.5
Car, as passenger 78 5.5 12,320 6.0 489,922 4.6
Worked at home 43 3.0 6,307 3.1 503,582 4.7
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People who travelled to work by public transport 186 13.0 14,676 7.1 1,225,668 11.5
People who travelled to work by car as driver or passenger 908 63.4 146,503 71.2 7,305,271 68.4

In Lyons (ACT), on the day of the Census, the most common methods of travel to work for employed people included Car, as driver 57.2%, Bus 11.5%, Walked only 8.1%, Car, as passenger 5.5% and Worked at home 3.0%. On the day, 13.0% of employed people used public transport (train, bus, ferry, tram/light rail) as at least one of their methods of travel to work and 63.4% used car (either as driver or as passenger).

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,853 71.2 246,674 76.4 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 587 22.5 93,275 28.9 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 284 10.9 36,947 11.4 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 567 21.8 75,109 23.3 3,620,726 19.0

In Lyons (ACT), of people aged 15 years and over, 71.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 22.5% 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, 21.8% 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
Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Less than 5 hours per week 619 23.8 82,490 25.5 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 752 28.9 102,171 31.6 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 294 11.3 39,411 12.2 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 183 7.0 22,606 7.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Lyons (ACT), 28.9% worked 5 to 14 hours, 11.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 7.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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Families

family composition | employment status of couple families

Family composition

Family composition Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Couple family without children 346 46.1 38,438 37.7 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 283 37.7 48,008 47.1 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 110 14.6 14,129 13.8 959,543 15.8
Other family 12 1.6 1,461 1.4 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Lyons (ACT), 37.7% were couple families with children, 46.1% were couple families without children and 14.6% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Male -- 22.0 -- 20.1 -- 18.2
Female -- 78.0 -- 79.9 -- 81.8

In Lyons (ACT), 22.0% of single parents were male and 78.0% 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 (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Both employed, worked full-time 164 25.8 26,341 30.5 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 29 4.6 2,981 3.4 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 123 19.4 17,892 20.7 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 66 10.4 11,401 13.2 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 37 5.8 4,054 4.7 302,037 6.0
Both not working 146 23.0 13,020 15.1 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 37 5.8 5,516 6.4 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 33 5.2 5,231 6.1 311,381 6.2

In Lyons (ACT), of couple families with children, 25.8% had both partners employed full-time, 4.6% had both employed part-time and 19.4% 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

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Dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Occupied private dwellings 1,259 91.2 142,670 91.9 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 122 8.8 12,593 8.1 1,039,874 11.2

In Lyons (ACT), 91.2% of private dwellings were occupied and 8.8% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Separate house 637 50.6 95,520 67.0 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 191 15.2 25,280 17.7 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 428 34.0 21,405 15.0 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 194 0.1 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Lyons (ACT), 50.6% were separate houses, 15.2% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 34.0% were flats or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
None (includes bedsitters) 18 1.4 301 0.2 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 186 14.7 10,198 7.1 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 339 26.9 21,301 14.9 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 416 33.0 56,674 39.7 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 280 22.2 51,557 36.1 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 23 1.8 2,637 1.8 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.7 -- 3.1 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.2 -- 2.5 -- 2.6 --

In Lyons (ACT), of occupied private dwellings 14.7% had 1 bedroom, 26.9% had 2 bedrooms and 33.0% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.7. The average household size was 2.2 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Owned outright 366 28.9 38,555 27.0 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 259 20.4 54,832 38.4 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 583 46.0 45,346 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 30 2.4 952 0.7 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 30 2.4 2,984 2.1 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Lyons (ACT), 28.9% were owned outright, 20.4% were owned with a mortgage and 46.0% were rented.

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Household composition

Household composition Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Family households 741 58.5 100,308 70.3 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 471 37.2 35,413 24.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 55 4.3 6,938 4.9 354,917 4.3

In Lyons (ACT), of all households, 58.5% were family households, 37.2% were single person households and 4.3% were group households.

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Household income Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 19.5 -- 11.7 -- 20.0
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 19.7 -- 28.4 -- 16.4

In Lyons (ACT), 19.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 19.7% 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 Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Median rent 315 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 87.9 -- 91.9 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 12.1 -- 8.1 -- 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 (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Median mortgage repayments 2,000 -- 2,058 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.7 -- 94.5 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.3 -- 5.5 -- 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 Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
None 158 12.5 7,832 5.5 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 605 47.9 53,025 37.2 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 354 28.1 55,714 39.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 111 8.8 22,580 15.8 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 34 2.7 3,513 2.5 285,197 3.4

In Lyons (ACT), 47.9% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 28.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 8.8% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Internet connection

Dwelling internet connection Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Internet not accessed from dwelling 180 14.2 11,440 8.0 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 1,063 83.7 128,278 89.9 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 27 2.1 2,941 2.1 221,494 2.7

In Lyons (ACT), 83.7% 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.
Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Male 25 55.6 3,267 50.2 322,171 49.6
Female 20 44.4 3,236 49.8 326,996 50.4
Median age 23 -- 23 -- 23 --

In Lyons (ACT), 55.6% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 44.4% were female. The median age was 23 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
Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Average number of people per household 2.3 -- 2.9 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.8 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 1,187 -- 1,886 -- 1,203 --

In Lyons (ACT), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.3 persons, with 0.8 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $1,187.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Lyons (ACT) % Lyons (ACT) Australian Capital Territory % Australian Capital Territory Australia % Australia
Median weekly rent 270 -- 360 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 1,473 -- 2,167 -- 1,660 --

In Lyons (ACT), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $270 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $1,473.

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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.