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SHOROC Region

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the SHOROC 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
SHOROC Region20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents265,095100.0100.0251,343100.0100.0+13,752
Males129,24948.849.2122,36048.749.3+6,889
Females135,84651.250.8128,98351.350.7+6,863
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years52,24419.719.247,38418.919.5+4,860
15 - 24 years27,88910.513.327,64911.013.8+240
25 - 54 years113,82842.943.8109,96743.844.1+3,861
55 - 64 Years29,72111.210.828,69411.410.3+1,027
65 years and over41,41315.612.837,59415.012.3+3,819
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school22,4868.57.820,0318.08.0+2,455
Secondary school16,7336.36.415,3986.16.5+1,335
TAFE5,2912.02.45,1092.02.5+182
University10,8984.15.29,0083.64.4+1,890
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born74,57528.134.265,46426.031.7+9,111
Non-English speaking backgrounds34,09012.926.329,75211.823.8+4,338
Speaks another language and English well or very well40,48515.37.935,71214.27.8+4,773
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree63,91030.024.151,42725.220.0+12,483
Certificate level32,54115.315.131,55215.514.9+989
No qualification68,83232.340.570,69834.742.7-1,866
Household income--------------
Nil to $59913,00313.418.3--------
$600 to $1,24917,18617.721.2--------
$1,250 to $1,999 16,22516.718.1--------
$2,000 or more 40,24741.332.0--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned33,89433.629.133,83534.930.1+59
Purchasing33,71133.433.230,08631.031.1+3,625
Renting26,48926.230.425,18826.029.7+1,301
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house61,36055.558.961,63557.560.9-275
Medium house20,47018.519.717,90816.719.1+2,562
High density28,08425.420.726,83025.019.2+1,254

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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