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Griffith City

Market characteristics

Griffith City has a lower proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to New South Wales.

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

More detailed information about Griffith 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
Griffith City20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents24,364100.0100.023,799100.0100.0+565
Males12,23650.249.311,90250.049.3+334
Females12,12849.850.711,89750.050.7+231
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years5,47622.519.35,55423.319.8-78
15 - 24 years3,21013.212.93,25113.713.3-41
25 - 54 years9,57339.341.49,57240.242.0+1
55 - 64 Years2,64710.911.72,2179.311.0+430
65 years and over3,45814.214.73,20113.513.8+257
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school2,2679.37.92,3519.98.4-84
Secondary school1,6606.86.51,6076.86.7+53
TAFE6102.52.45422.32.5+68
University3651.54.42521.13.6+113
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born4,31317.725.73,81716.023.7+496
Non-English speaking backgrounds3,48614.318.63,08313.016.8+403
Speaks another language and English well or very well8273.47.17343.16.9+93
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,7499.319.91,5138.316.5+236
Certificate level3,73519.817.73,32018.216.8+415
No qualification9,97152.842.810,07455.245.5-103
Household income--------------
Nil to $5992,05824.021.7--------
$600 to $1,2492,28026.623.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1,75920.517.7--------
$2,000 or more 1,49617.426.5--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned2,93032.731.93,00335.233.2-73
Purchasing2,55228.531.92,25426.430.2+298
Renting2,71430.329.12,58730.328.4+127
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house8,47985.167.97,78883.269.1+691
Medium house1,38513.917.41,44215.416.9-57
High density60.113.350.112.4+1

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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