City of MandurahEconomic profile
Skip to content

City of Mandurah

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the City of Mandurah'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 Mandurah20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents69,903100.0100.055,815100.0100.0+14,088
Males34,09248.850.327,23748.849.8+6,855
Females35,81151.249.728,57851.250.2+7,233
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years13,16318.819.710,49518.820.2+2,668
15 - 24 years8,49712.213.76,38811.414.1+2,109
25 - 54 years24,87035.643.019,68035.342.8+5,190
55 - 64 Years9,09913.011.47,59813.610.9+1,501
65 years and over14,27420.412.311,64020.912.0+2,634
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school5,8788.48.44,5118.18.7+1,367
Secondary school3,4825.05.53,0775.55.9+405
TAFE1,3551.92.21,0011.82.1+354
University1,3772.04.17131.33.7+664
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born17,60425.230.511,83721.227.1+5,767
Non-English speaking backgrounds4,1405.914.22,5844.611.9+1,556
Speaks another language and English well or very well13,46419.316.39,25316.615.2+4,211
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4,7598.417.52,9986.614.4+1,761
Certificate level12,96422.819.59,07320.017.6+3,891
No qualification27,65248.743.323,31651.446.8+4,336
Household income--------------
Nil to $5997,05526.418.6--------
$600 to $1,2496,44024.121.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 4,10415.317.9--------
$2,000 or more 5,60520.930.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned8,30629.928.77,47433.730.2+832
Purchasing8,49930.635.56,63129.935.1+1,868
Renting8,36930.128.15,77626.026.0+2,593
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house27,93479.078.123,20082.978.6+4,734
Medium house6,14117.416.04,40415.715.9+1,737
High density9012.53.71150.43.2+786

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

To continue building your economic story go to...

v17.08.15-1.0.0