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Upper Lachlan Shire

Market characteristics

The Canberra Region has a lower 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
Upper Lachlan Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents7,193100.0100.07,052100.0100.0+141
Males3,60450.149.33,54150.249.3+63
Females3,58949.950.73,51149.850.7+78
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,31318.319.41,41920.120.4-106
15 - 24 years6939.612.36499.212.4+44
25 - 54 years2,53435.237.12,62337.238.5-89
55 - 64 Years1,13815.813.31,09715.612.2+41
65 years and over1,51521.118.01,26417.916.5+251
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school5728.08.26359.08.9-63
Secondary school4926.86.74786.87.0+14
TAFE1732.42.51612.32.4+12
University1161.62.9951.32.4+21
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born5307.410.84746.710.1+56
Non-English speaking backgrounds1982.85.21652.34.7+33
Speaks another language and English well or very well3324.65.63094.45.4+23
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree68511.612.45559.910.3+130
Certificate level1,26121.422.11,08619.320.2+175
No qualification2,86348.746.82,95252.450.3-89
Household income--------------
Nil to $59979327.927.2--------
$600 to $1,24978727.727.1--------
$1,250 to $1,999 47516.717.0--------
$2,000 or more 46316.317.9--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned1,40648.236.61,41051.138.3-4
Purchasing83428.629.767924.628.7+155
Renting49817.127.046616.926.2+32
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house3,75096.281.53,48595.881.7+265
Medium house661.714.0571.613.6+9
High density00.02.200.02.10

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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