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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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Bathurst Regional Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents41,300100.0100.038,521100.0100.0+2,779
Males20,69550.149.319,32650.249.3+1,369
Females20,60549.950.719,19549.850.7+1,410
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years8,11619.718.57,99420.819.3+122
15 - 24 years6,12814.812.56,20816.112.9-80
25 - 54 years15,28737.040.814,48737.641.4+800
55 - 64 Years4,99712.111.94,45911.611.7+538
65 years and over6,77216.416.35,37313.914.7+1,399
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school3,6708.98.13,3548.77.9+316
Secondary school2,9287.16.22,8267.36.5+102
TAFE9062.21.91,0242.72.4-118
University2,0715.05.02,1685.64.4-97
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born3,5598.627.63,1908.325.7+369
Speaks language other than English at home1,6774.125.11,2433.222.4+434
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all2040.54.51350.43.9+69
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree5,35016.123.44,28614.019.9+1,064
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2,6728.18.92,0976.98.3+575
Certificate level7,85923.718.16,82622.417.7+1,033
No qualification12,78838.539.113,35743.842.8-569
Household income--------------
Nill to $6492,93220.117.8--------
$650 to $1,4994,50130.927.5--------
$1,500 to $2,4493,15021.621.2--------
$2,500 or more 2,51717.323.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned4,72630.830.74,51031.531.9+216
Purchasing4,88031.830.44,71532.931.9+165
Renting4,46629.130.34,13528.929.1+331
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house14,34582.664.913,29584.067.9+1,050
Medium house2,72815.717.92,35614.917.4+372
High density200.115.3540.313.3-34

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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