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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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
City of Canada Bay20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents75,762100.0100.065,744100.0100.0+10,018
Males36,80448.649.331,63448.149.3+5,170
Females38,95851.450.734,11051.950.7+4,848
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years12,74416.819.310,82616.519.8+1,918
15 - 24 years8,81511.612.97,48111.413.3+1,334
25 - 54 years35,64447.041.431,15947.442.0+4,485
55 - 64 Years8,06910.711.77,00010.611.0+1,069
65 years and over10,49013.814.79,26714.113.8+1,223
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school4,9166.57.94,1776.48.4+739
Secondary school3,8935.16.53,4225.26.7+471
TAFE1,3951.82.41,3002.02.5+95
University4,8336.44.43,3475.13.6+1,486
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born26,87435.525.720,65231.423.7+6,222
Non-English speaking backgrounds21,70128.618.616,14324.616.8+5,558
Speaks another language and English well or very well5,1736.87.14,5096.96.9+664
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree20,42232.419.914,79026.916.5+5,632
Certificate level7,95812.617.77,20113.116.8+757
No qualification21,54134.242.820,48537.345.5+1,056
Household income--------------
Nil to $5994,54416.121.7--------
$600 to $1,2494,64616.423.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 4,64716.417.7--------
$2,000 or more 11,62441.126.5--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned9,33831.431.98,92934.233.2+409
Purchasing8,72229.331.97,11027.230.2+1,612
Renting9,38531.629.17,79129.828.4+1,594
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house13,92043.467.914,16750.169.1-247
Medium house6,38019.917.45,97021.116.9+410
High density11,55536.013.37,95328.112.4+3,602

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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