Lambells Lagoon

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Lambells Lagoon
DarwinNorthern Territory
Population 347 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 0822
LGA(s) Litchfield Municipality
Territory electorate(s) Goyder
Federal Division(s) Solomon
Suburbs around Lambells Lagoon:
Timor Sea Timor Sea
Knuckey Lagoon
Lambells Lagoon
Howard Springs

Lambells Lagoon is an outer suburban area in Darwin. It is 47 km East of the Darwin CBD. Its Local Government Area is the Litchfield Municipality. The suburb is mostly a rural area, on the fringe of Metropolitan Darwin. In the most recent Australian census the population of Lambells Lagoon was 230.[2]



In the 2011 census, the median/average age of the Lambells Lagoon population was 39 years of age, 2 years above the Australian average.[3]

Ethnic origins[edit]

70% of people living in Lambells Lagoon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were Vietnam 5.7%, Canada 2.2%, New Zealand 2.2%, England 1.7%, Malaysia 1.7%.[3]


72.2% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 6.1% Vietnamese, 2.2% Khmer, 1.7% Filipino, 1.3% Senegalese, 1.3% Thai.[3]


The religious make up of Lambells Lagoon is 47% No Religion, 10.9% Buddhism, 8.7% Catholic, 7.4% Anglican, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed.[3]

Family life[edit]

51.1% of people are married, 37.1% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 3 widowed people living in Lambells Lagoon.[3]


79.5% of the people living in Lambells Lagoon are employed full-time, 11.6% are working on a part-time basis. Lambells Lagoon has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.[3]

Main occupations[edit]

The main occupations of people from Lambells Lagoon are Managers 43.5%, Professionals 16.7%, Technicians and Trades Workers 11.1%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 7.4%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 6.5%, Labourers 5.6%, Sales Workers 3.7%, Community and Personal Service Workers 2.8%.[3]


The median individual income is $653.00 per week and the median household income is $1263.00 per week.[3]

Properties condition[edit]

28.9% of homes are fully owned, and 28.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.6% of homes are rented.[3]

Rent and mortgage[edit]

The median rent in Lambells Lagoon is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.[3]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Lambells Lagoon (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ post codes australia
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j local stats

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Coordinates: 12°35′17″S 131°11′03″E / 12.588185°S 131.184105°E / -12.588185; 131.184105