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Bankstown City

Market characteristics

Bankstown City has a lower proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to Greater Sydney.

The people who live in an area are one of the most important resources that an economy draws upon, both as a market that consumes goods and services and as a source of labour.

This table provides an overview of Bankstown City's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about Bankstown City's resident population, including neighbourhood profiles, can be found in the Community Profile.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Bankstown City20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents182,354100.0100.0170,486100.0100.0+11,868
Males89,92749.349.284,10049.349.3+5,827
Females92,42750.750.886,38650.750.7+6,041
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years39,56321.719.237,42422.019.5+2,139
15 - 24 years25,43613.913.323,89714.013.8+1,539
25 - 54 years73,21340.143.868,79340.444.1+4,420
55 - 64 Years19,11610.510.816,5879.710.3+2,529
65 years and over25,02613.712.823,77113.912.3+1,255
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school15,6048.67.814,7408.68.0+864
Secondary school12,9907.16.412,0067.06.5+984
TAFE4,7342.62.44,4382.62.5+296
University7,4244.15.24,9682.94.4+2,456
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born68,60437.634.260,95735.831.7+7,647
Non-English speaking backgrounds62,89134.526.354,90432.223.8+7,987
Speaks another language and English well or very well5,7133.17.96,0533.67.8-340
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree18,97613.324.114,02810.520.0+4,948
Certificate level22,05115.415.120,55515.414.9+1,496
No qualification73,35951.440.571,38653.642.7+1,973
Household income--------------
Nil to $59913,99124.318.3--------
$600 to $1,24914,56825.321.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 10,15317.618.1--------
$2,000 or more 12,44421.632.0--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned19,54032.729.120,11335.130.1-573
Purchasing19,04331.933.216,64829.031.1+2,395
Renting16,67927.930.415,97527.929.7+704
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house42,76068.258.943,24071.360.9-480
Medium house13,91222.219.711,60419.119.1+2,308
High density5,6048.920.75,4128.919.2+192

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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