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City of Wyndham

Market characteristics

The City of Wyndham has a higher proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to Victoria.

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

More detailed information about the City of Wyndham'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 Wyndham20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents161,574100.0100.0112,695100.0100.0+48,879
Males80,57849.949.256,15049.849.1+24,428
Females80,99650.150.856,54550.250.9+24,451
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years38,31223.718.727,13824.119.3+11,174
15 - 24 years21,72513.413.515,77214.013.7+5,953
25 - 54 years76,97147.642.352,66846.742.6+24,303
55 - 64 Years13,5938.411.49,3878.310.8+4,206
65 years and over10,9736.814.27,7236.913.7+3,250
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school14,7649.17.711,0309.88.1+3,734
Secondary school10,9396.86.58,5877.66.8+2,352
TAFE3,3052.02.22,0071.82.1+1,298
University5,5863.54.63,1292.84.0+2,457
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born54,32333.626.228,34325.223.7+25,980
Non-English speaking backgrounds41,11425.419.519,70717.517.3+21,407
Speaks another language and English well or very well13,2098.26.78,6367.76.5+4,573
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree22,88418.620.89,97811.717.2+12,906
Certificate level21,69017.616.415,40218.015.3+6,288
No qualification55,52545.043.943,70251.147.5+11,823
Household income--------------
Nil to $5997,89514.921.3--------
$600 to $1,24912,89824.324.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 12,22923.018.8--------
$2,000 or more 14,83227.924.8--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned11,48820.933.09,43624.734.7+2,052
Purchasing26,75648.634.519,10849.934.0+7,648
Renting13,43024.425.97,22518.923.9+6,205
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house52,95789.575.836,17788.576.2+16,780
Medium house5,7579.718.14,38510.718.3+1,372
High density2460.45.3170.04.6+229

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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