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Bathurst Regional Council area

Market characteristics

Bathurst Regional Council area has a lower proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to New South Wales.

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 Bathurst Regional Council area's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about Bathurst Regional Council area'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
Bathurst Regional Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents38,521100.0100.035,847100.0100.0+2,674
Males19,32650.249.317,99650.249.3+1,330
Females19,19549.850.717,85149.850.7+1,344
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years7,99420.819.37,35620.519.8+638
15 - 24 years6,20816.112.96,27117.513.3-63
25 - 54 years14,48737.641.413,96038.942.0+527
55 - 64 Years4,45911.611.73,82510.711.0+634
65 years and over5,37313.914.74,43212.413.8+941
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school3,3548.77.93,1138.78.4+241
Secondary school2,8267.36.52,8838.06.7-57
TAFE1,0242.72.49522.72.5+72
University2,1685.64.42,1376.03.6+31
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born3,1908.325.72,7397.623.7+451
Non-English speaking backgrounds1,4653.818.61,2213.416.8+244
Speaks another language and English well or very well1,7254.57.11,5184.26.9+207
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4,28614.019.93,59312.616.5+693
Certificate level6,82622.417.75,84820.516.8+978
No qualification13,35743.842.813,64747.945.5-290
Household income--------------
Nil to $5993,19723.121.7--------
$600 to $1,2493,51525.423.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 2,65219.217.7--------
$2,000 or more 3,06922.226.5--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned4,51031.531.94,39133.533.2+119
Purchasing4,71532.931.94,29832.830.2+417
Renting4,13528.929.13,72628.528.4+409
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house13,29584.067.912,39983.269.1+896
Medium house2,35614.917.42,21514.916.9+141
High density540.313.3510.312.4+3

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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