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Randwick City

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about Randwick 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
Randwick City20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents128,989100.0100.0119,883100.0100.0+9,106
Males63,36749.149.259,14649.349.3+4,221
Females65,62250.950.860,73750.750.7+4,885
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years19,49615.119.217,37014.519.5+2,126
15 - 24 years20,12215.613.319,23016.013.8+892
25 - 54 years60,11846.643.856,02246.744.1+4,096
55 - 64 Years12,3209.610.811,4029.510.3+918
65 years and over16,93313.112.815,82813.212.3+1,105
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school7,6625.97.86,6245.58.0+1,038
Secondary school5,6384.46.45,5164.66.5+122
TAFE2,5001.92.42,5572.12.5-57
University14,12010.95.211,1359.34.4+2,985
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born49,43238.334.242,59435.531.7+6,838
Non-English speaking backgrounds34,96227.126.330,31325.323.8+4,649
Speaks another language and English well or very well14,47011.27.912,28110.27.8+2,189
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree36,01832.924.128,55827.920.0+7,460
Certificate level12,26411.215.111,88711.614.9+377
No qualification37,19034.040.537,31336.442.7-123
Household income--------------
Nil to $5999,15119.018.3--------
$600 to $1,2498,64217.921.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 7,77416.118.1--------
$2,000 or more 17,34836.032.0--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned13,23325.829.113,30827.230.1-75
Purchasing11,67422.833.29,89120.231.1+1,783
Renting21,77942.530.420,68542.229.7+1,094
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house16,18029.258.916,76931.660.9-589
Medium house14,27825.819.714,55627.419.1-278
High density24,63544.520.721,26140.119.2+3,374

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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