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City of Joondalup

Market characteristics

The City of Joondalup has a higher 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 Joondalup's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the City of Joondalup'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 Joondalup20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents152,401100.0100.0149,673100.0100.0+2,728
Males75,36349.550.374,00349.449.8+1,360
Females77,03850.549.775,67050.650.2+1,368
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years29,45119.319.730,48820.420.2-1,037
15 - 24 years23,08415.113.723,78115.914.1-697
25 - 54 years62,94441.343.064,80243.342.8-1,858
55 - 64 Years20,41913.411.417,29811.610.9+3,121
65 years and over16,50310.812.313,2968.912.0+3,207
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school13,5008.98.414,0219.48.7-521
Secondary school10,4436.95.511,2367.55.9-793
TAFE3,0612.02.23,2182.22.1-157
University8,1135.34.16,6724.53.7+1,441
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born57,33537.630.552,05134.827.1+5,284
Non-English speaking backgrounds16,44410.814.214,8429.911.9+1,602
Speaks another language and English well or very well40,89126.816.337,20924.915.2+3,682
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree24,05119.617.518,82015.814.4+5,231
Certificate level25,77521.019.523,50319.717.6+2,272
No qualification50,87141.443.353,01244.546.8-2,141
Household income--------------
Nil to $5996,84612.818.6--------
$600 to $1,2499,49817.821.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 9,75218.317.9--------
$2,000 or more 20,40538.230.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned17,99433.028.717,04732.130.2+947
Purchasing24,55745.035.524,52146.235.1+36
Renting9,68417.828.18,83216.626.0+852
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house52,89090.478.151,35590.878.6+1,535
Medium house4,5037.716.04,5338.015.9-30
High density9121.63.74640.83.2+448

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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