Berrigan Shire

Market characteristics

Berrigan Shire 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 Berrigan Shire's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

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

Data source

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

Current benchmark:
Market characteristics
Berrigan Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2016 - 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents8,462100.0100.08,065100.0100.0+397
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,44617.118.51,39017.219.3+56
15 - 24 years7528.912.580410.012.9-52
25 - 54 years2,53530.040.82,56031.741.4-25
55 - 64 Years1,30415.411.91,28515.911.7+19
65 years and over2,42528.716.32,02625.114.7+399
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school6197.38.15947.47.9+25
Secondary school4205.06.25226.56.5-102
Total overseas born6537.727.65827.225.7+71
Speaks language other than English at home2603.125.11792.222.4+81
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all240.34.5230.33.9+1
Bachelor or higher degree6078.723.45267.919.9+81
Advanced Diploma or Diploma4626.68.93996.08.3+63
Certificate level1,56922.418.11,36220.417.7+207
No qualification3,26046.539.13,48752.342.8-227
Household income--------------
Nill to $64990326.717.8--------
$650 to $1,4991,21035.827.5--------
$1,500 to $2,44957517.021.2--------
$2,500 or more 2938.723.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house3,73387.064.93,48586.567.9+248
Medium house3438.017.940310.017.4-60
High density30.115.30--13.3+3

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

Berrigan Shire

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