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Camden Council area

Market characteristics

Camden Council area has a higher 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 Camden Council area's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about Camden Council area'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
Camden Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents56,720100.0100.049,644100.0100.0+7,076
Males27,87949.249.224,33249.049.3+3,547
Females28,84150.850.825,31251.050.7+3,529
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years13,76124.319.212,69125.619.5+1,070
15 - 24 years7,75313.713.36,70113.513.8+1,052
25 - 54 years24,09842.543.821,68143.744.1+2,417
55 - 64 Years5,5999.910.84,3568.810.3+1,243
65 years and over5,5099.712.84,2128.512.3+1,297
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school5,96410.57.85,42810.98.0+536
Secondary school4,5498.06.43,9578.06.5+592
TAFE1,2332.22.41,0922.22.5+141
University1,7843.15.21,1412.34.4+643
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born8,98715.834.27,66415.431.7+1,323
Non-English speaking backgrounds4,8198.526.33,9257.923.8+894
Speaks another language and English well or very well4,1687.37.93,7397.57.8+429
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree5,66213.224.14,04210.920.0+1,620
Certificate level10,11323.515.18,19622.214.9+1,917
No qualification19,57145.640.517,84348.342.7+1,728
Household income--------------
Nil to $5992,34513.118.3--------
$600 to $1,2493,38518.821.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 3,80721.218.1--------
$2,000 or more 6,68337.232.0--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned4,68625.529.14,04224.930.1+644
Purchasing9,43451.233.28,13150.131.1+1,303
Renting3,37918.430.43,07118.929.7+308
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house17,59091.058.915,88193.660.9+1,709
Medium house1,5087.819.79325.519.1+576
High density340.220.700.019.2+34

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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