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City of Armadale

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the City of Armadale's resident population, including neighbourhood profiles, can be found in the Community Profile.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
City of Armadale20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents79,602100.0100.062,296100.0100.0+17,306
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years17,72722.319.313,36821.519.7+4,359
15 - 24 years9,93012.512.59,06914.613.7+861
25 - 54 years34,74343.642.825,92541.643.0+8,818
55 - 64 Years8,13610.211.47,12311.411.4+1,013
65 years and over9,06811.414.06,81110.912.3+2,257
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school7,3129.28.55,3728.68.4+1,940
Secondary school4,8556.16.33,3415.45.5+1,514
Total overseas born27,50234.632.218,64129.930.5+8,861
Speaks language other than English at home14,87118.717.55,9799.614.5+8,892
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1,9332.42.57131.12.1+1,220
Bachelor or higher degree9,88416.020.55,20810.617.5+4,676
Advanced Diploma or Diploma5,6399.18.93,6097.48.1+2,030
Certificate level14,59323.620.411,74024.019.5+2,853
No qualification25,79941.738.923,46047.943.3+2,339
Household income--------------
Nill to $6494,26915.516.2--------
$650 to $1,4998,05829.226.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4496,78724.622.4--------
$2,500 or more 5,43819.723.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house27,40886.176.522,11688.378.1+5,292
Medium house4,18113.117.32,73910.916.0+1,442
High density770.24.0420.23.7+35

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).

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