Camden CouncilEconomic profile
Skip to content

Camden Council area

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about Camden 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
Camden Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents78,218100.0100.056,720100.0100.0+21,498
Males38,33649.049.327,87949.249.3+10,457
Females39,88451.050.728,84150.850.7+11,043
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years18,70323.918.513,76124.319.3+4,942
15 - 24 years10,20313.012.57,75313.712.9+2,450
25 - 54 years33,69843.140.824,09842.541.4+9,600
55 - 64 Years7,3769.411.95,5999.911.7+1,777
65 years and over8,25610.616.35,5099.714.7+2,747
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school8,21810.58.15,96410.57.9+2,254
Secondary school5,8467.56.24,5498.06.5+1,297
TAFE1,4571.91.91,2332.22.4+224
University2,7823.65.01,7843.14.4+998
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born13,74517.627.68,98715.825.7+4,758
Speaks language other than English at home11,24914.425.15,78010.222.4+5,469
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1,2881.64.56961.23.9+592
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree9,67016.223.45,66213.219.9+4,008
Advanced Diploma or Diploma6,13810.38.93,8428.98.3+2,296
Certificate level14,50524.418.110,11323.517.7+4,392
No qualification24,45441.139.119,57145.642.8+4,883
Household income--------------
Nill to $6492,3429.717.8--------
$650 to $1,4995,24021.727.5--------
$1,500 to $2,4496,55427.121.2--------
$2,500 or more 7,79832.323.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned5,86123.430.74,68625.531.9+1,175
Purchasing12,55650.230.49,43451.231.9+3,122
Renting5,04420.230.33,37918.429.1+1,665
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house24,13292.164.917,59091.067.9+6,542
Medium house1,8307.017.91,5087.817.4+322
High density370.115.3340.213.3+3

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

To continue building your economic story go to...

v18.09.24-1.0.0