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Campbelltown City

Market characteristics

The Macarthur Region has a lower 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 the Macarthur Region's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the Macarthur 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
Campbelltown City20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents145,969100.0100.0143,074100.0100.0+2,895
Males71,34548.949.270,33249.249.3+1,013
Females74,62451.150.872,74250.850.7+1,882
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years32,01021.919.234,00923.819.5-1,999
15 - 24 years22,57015.513.323,74116.613.8-1,171
25 - 54 years60,21841.343.860,23242.144.1-14
55 - 64 Years17,57512.010.814,47010.110.3+3,105
65 years and over13,5969.312.810,6107.412.3+2,986
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school12,6468.77.814,0809.88.0-1,434
Secondary school10,9867.56.411,6158.16.5-629
TAFE4,0472.82.43,9622.82.5+85
University4,8613.35.23,5862.54.4+1,275
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born41,04728.134.237,41126.131.7+3,636
Non-English speaking backgrounds29,85320.526.326,10718.223.8+3,746
Speaks another language and English well or very well11,1947.77.911,3047.97.8-110
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree13,11011.524.19,9809.220.0+3,130
Certificate level22,67919.915.120,19818.514.9+2,481
No qualification57,16850.240.557,71452.942.7-546
Household income--------------
Nil to $5999,32619.718.3--------
$600 to $1,24911,88725.021.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 9,75220.518.1--------
$2,000 or more 11,42024.132.0--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned11,47123.429.110,84222.730.1+629
Purchasing20,03940.833.219,19040.131.1+849
Renting14,45629.530.414,49030.329.7-34
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house40,79979.658.940,11579.960.9+684
Medium house9,41618.419.79,55419.019.1-138
High density8931.720.74370.919.2+456

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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