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Bayside Council area

Market characteristics

The Bayside Council area has a higher 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 the Bayside Council area's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the Bayside 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
Bayside Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents136,695100.0100.0128,115100.0100.0+8,580
Males67,60249.549.363,25849.449.3+4,344
Females69,09350.550.764,85750.650.7+4,236
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years24,08917.619.322,56717.619.8+1,522
15 - 24 years16,38412.012.916,11112.613.3+273
25 - 54 years61,57245.041.456,45544.142.0+5,117
55 - 64 Years14,26110.411.713,44210.511.0+819
65 years and over20,38914.914.719,51515.213.8+874
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school9,3016.87.98,7346.88.4+567
Secondary school7,3105.36.56,6865.26.7+624
TAFE3,3892.52.43,4762.72.5-87
University7,0245.14.45,4094.23.6+1,615
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born58,87443.125.752,83841.223.7+6,036
Non-English speaking backgrounds51,82837.918.645,85335.816.8+5,975
Speaks another language and English well or very well7,0465.27.16,9855.56.9+61
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree23,74021.119.917,57816.716.5+6,162
Certificate level15,87614.117.714,62913.916.8+1,247
No qualification48,79243.342.848,93846.445.5-146
Household income--------------
Nil to $59910,38921.221.7--------
$600 to $1,24911,35723.223.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 9,29619.017.7--------
$2,000 or more 12,85326.326.5--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned15,93031.131.916,31433.233.2-384
Purchasing14,95029.231.912,23024.930.2+2,720
Renting16,32431.929.115,79832.228.4+526
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house24,70145.467.924,39746.369.1+304
Medium house10,65219.617.411,21521.316.9-563
High density18,54734.113.316,67231.612.4+1,875

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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