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City of Canada Bay

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the City of Canada Bay'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 Canada Bay20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents88,015100.0100.075,762100.0100.0+12,253
Males42,34848.149.336,80448.649.3+5,544
Females45,66651.950.738,95851.450.7+6,708
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years14,28616.218.512,74416.819.3+1,542
15 - 24 years10,29011.712.58,81511.612.9+1,475
25 - 54 years41,25546.940.835,64447.041.4+5,611
55 - 64 Years9,26310.511.98,06910.711.7+1,194
65 years and over12,91614.716.310,49013.814.7+2,426
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school6,0376.98.14,9166.57.9+1,121
Secondary school4,2194.86.23,8935.16.5+326
TAFE1,3891.61.91,3951.82.4-6
University6,6347.55.04,8336.44.4+1,801
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born35,61840.527.626,87435.525.7+8,744
Speaks language other than English at home35,92540.825.127,08935.822.4+8,836
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all6,2687.14.54,2435.63.9+2,025
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree28,03938.023.420,42232.419.9+7,617
Advanced Diploma or Diploma7,1219.78.96,1389.78.3+983
Certificate level8,66111.718.17,95812.617.7+703
No qualification23,23131.539.121,54134.242.8+1,690
Household income--------------
Nill to $6494,50913.917.8--------
$650 to $1,4996,48620.027.5--------
$1,500 to $2,4496,88521.321.2--------
$2,500 or more 11,43735.323.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned9,95329.230.79,33831.431.9+615
Purchasing9,48927.830.48,72229.331.9+767
Renting12,06735.430.39,38531.629.1+2,682
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house13,54736.864.913,92043.467.9-373
Medium house7,50420.417.96,38019.917.4+1,124
High density15,16041.215.311,55536.013.3+3,605

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

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