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Shire of Moora

Market characteristics

The Shire of Moora 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 Shire of Moora's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the Shire of Moora'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
Shire of Moora20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents2,476100.0100.02,413100.0100.0+63
Males1,24650.350.31,23751.349.8+9
Females1,23049.749.71,17648.750.2+54
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years54422.019.755523.020.2-11
15 - 24 years29211.813.726811.114.1+24
25 - 54 years1,00540.643.01,05143.642.8-46
55 - 64 Years32413.111.428111.610.9+43
65 years and over31112.612.325510.612.0+56
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school2269.18.426310.98.7-37
Secondary school1375.55.51556.45.9-18
TAFE672.72.2572.42.1+10
University130.54.1170.73.7-4
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born29311.830.525310.527.1+40
Non-English speaking backgrounds712.914.2642.711.9+7
Speaks another language and English well or very well2229.016.31897.815.2+33
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree19910.317.51598.614.4+40
Certificate level36018.719.530416.417.6+56
No qualification1,08056.143.31,11460.046.8-34
Household income--------------
Nil to $59920422.518.6--------
$600 to $1,24920522.621.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 19321.317.9--------
$2,000 or more 18120.030.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned33035.428.733535.930.2-5
Purchasing27629.635.526328.235.1+13
Renting27829.928.126928.826.0+9
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house1,00392.178.198691.678.6+17
Medium house696.316.0545.015.9+15
High density00.03.700.03.20

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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