Burwood Council area

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about Burwood Council area'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
Burwood Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2016 - 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents36,809100.0100.032,423100.0100.0+4,386
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years4,80113.018.54,76614.719.3+35
15 - 24 years6,55917.812.55,23816.212.9+1,321
25 - 54 years16,58645.040.814,51944.841.4+2,067
55 - 64 Years3,6199.811.93,2209.911.7+399
65 years and over5,25914.316.34,68014.414.7+579
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school2,0065.48.11,8795.87.9+127
Secondary school2,0105.56.22,0016.26.5+9
Total overseas born21,04657.227.617,06052.625.7+3,986
Speaks language other than English at home23,39763.525.119,17959.222.4+4,218
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all5,13513.94.53,87712.03.9+1,258
Bachelor or higher degree11,21035.023.48,25529.919.9+2,955
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2,7528.68.92,75410.08.3-2
Certificate level2,9129.118.12,6689.717.7+244
No qualification12,32938.539.110,72138.842.8+1,608
Household income--------------
Nill to $6492,29119.017.8--------
$650 to $1,4992,96724.627.5--------
$1,500 to $2,4492,57321.321.2--------
$2,500 or more 3,04225.223.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house5,19738.564.96,10651.467.9-909
Medium house3,23023.917.92,38520.117.4+845
High density4,89636.315.33,29827.713.3+1,598

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,

Burwood Council

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