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City of Belmont

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the City of Belmont'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 Belmont20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents39,682100.0100.035,209100.0100.0+4,473
Males20,24851.050.017,88850.850.3+2,360
Females19,43749.050.017,32149.249.7+2,116
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years6,38916.119.35,80816.519.7+581
15 - 24 years5,08112.812.54,79213.613.7+289
25 - 54 years18,89347.642.816,22946.143.0+2,664
55 - 64 Years3,98210.011.43,52010.011.4+462
65 years and over5,33913.414.04,86013.812.3+479
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school2,5036.38.52,2326.38.4+271
Secondary school1,6554.26.31,3553.85.5+300
TAFE1,0402.61.99292.62.2+111
University1,9945.04.31,5124.34.1+482
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born16,05140.432.213,05437.130.5+2,997
Speaks language other than English at home11,69229.517.58,37523.814.5+3,317
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1,8024.52.51,3573.92.1+445
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree7,03721.120.54,90116.717.5+2,136
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2,8828.78.92,3177.98.1+565
Certificate level5,93717.820.45,21817.819.5+719
No qualification12,76738.338.912,82843.643.3-61
Household income--------------
Nill to $6492,81518.916.2--------
$650 to $1,4994,12727.726.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4493,41122.922.4--------
$2,500 or more 2,91619.623.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned3,50221.427.33,57924.528.7-77
Purchasing4,62628.336.94,28329.335.5+343
Renting6,11137.426.85,48837.528.1+623
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house11,82764.276.511,56071.978.1+267
Medium house4,78426.017.33,54222.016.0+1,242
High density1,6929.24.09005.63.7+792

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

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