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Goulburn Mulwaree Council area

Market characteristics

The Canberra Region has a higher proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to Regional NSW.

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

More detailed information about the Canberra Region'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
Goulburn Mulwaree Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents27,477100.0100.026,092100.0100.0+1,385
Males13,87550.549.313,20050.649.3+675
Females13,60249.550.712,89249.450.7+710
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years5,20518.919.45,16219.820.4+43
15 - 24 years3,31012.012.33,30812.712.4+2
25 - 54 years10,51938.337.110,37339.838.5+146
55 - 64 Years3,63913.213.33,23712.412.2+402
65 years and over4,80417.518.04,00915.416.5+795
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school2,2008.08.22,2038.48.9-3
Secondary school1,7966.56.71,8036.97.0-7
TAFE7832.82.56622.52.4+121
University5121.92.95542.12.4-42
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born2,3638.610.82,0027.710.1+361
Non-English speaking backgrounds1,1734.35.29283.64.7+245
Speaks another language and English well or very well1,1904.35.61,0744.15.4+116
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,1939.812.41,7068.210.3+487
Certificate level4,99422.422.14,23720.220.2+757
No qualification10,48547.146.810,47250.050.3+13
Household income--------------
Nil to $5992,90927.427.2--------
$600 to $1,2492,80826.427.1--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1,92918.217.0--------
$2,000 or more 1,88417.717.9--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned3,80534.936.63,69036.238.3+115
Purchasing3,45731.829.73,02729.728.7+430
Renting3,00427.627.02,85328.026.2+151
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house10,93186.081.510,21685.881.7+715
Medium house1,2489.814.01,31811.113.6-70
High density950.72.21050.92.1-10

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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