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City of Belmont

Market characteristics

The City of Belmont has a lower proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to Western Australia.

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 the City of Belmont's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the City of Belmont'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
City of Belmont20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents35,209100.0100.030,333100.0100.0+4,876
Males17,88850.850.315,07549.749.8+2,813
Females17,32149.249.715,25850.350.2+2,063
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years5,80816.519.75,05816.720.2+750
15 - 24 years4,79213.613.74,02413.314.1+768
25 - 54 years16,22946.143.013,27243.842.8+2,957
55 - 64 Years3,52010.011.43,22910.610.9+291
65 years and over4,86013.812.34,74515.612.0+115
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school2,2326.38.41,9226.38.7+310
Secondary school1,3553.85.51,1983.95.9+157
TAFE9292.62.26872.32.1+242
University1,5124.34.11,0073.33.7+505
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born13,05437.130.58,91629.427.1+4,138
Non-English speaking backgrounds8,62924.514.25,09616.811.9+3,533
Speaks another language and English well or very well4,42512.616.33,82012.615.2+605
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4,90116.717.52,89411.514.4+2,007
Certificate level5,21817.819.54,30617.017.6+912
No qualification12,82843.643.312,53849.646.8+290
Household income--------------
Nil to $5993,16722.818.6--------
$600 to $1,2492,88920.821.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 2,50618.017.9--------
$2,000 or more 3,65426.330.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned3,57924.528.73,56726.930.2+12
Purchasing4,28329.335.53,75128.235.1+532
Renting5,48837.528.14,76035.826.0+728
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house11,56071.978.110,64373.478.6+917
Medium house3,54222.016.03,27922.615.9+263
High density9005.63.75363.73.2+364

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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