City of Canning

Market characteristics

The City of Canning has a higher proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to Western Australia.

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

More detailed information about the City of Canning'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
City of Canning20162011Change
NameNumber%. Western AustraliaNumber%. Western Australia2016 - 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents90,184100.0100.085,514100.0100.0+4,670
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years15,85217.619.314,72317.219.7+1,129
15 - 24 years14,52116.112.515,56718.213.7-1,046
25 - 54 years38,34342.542.835,66241.743.0+2,681
55 - 64 Years9,68110.711.49,58711.211.4+94
65 years and over11,79113.114.09,97511.712.3+1,816
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school7,2098.08.56,5737.78.4+636
Secondary school6,2616.96.35,1316.05.5+1,130
Total overseas born45,29250.232.239,17145.830.5+6,121
Speaks language other than English at home35,76239.717.527,03231.614.5+8,730
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all5,3665.92.53,8864.52.1+1,480
Bachelor or higher degree21,78629.320.517,19324.317.5+4,593
Advanced Diploma or Diploma7,1629.68.96,5139.28.1+649
Certificate level11,17715.020.410,75515.219.5+422
No qualification28,03337.738.929,45141.643.3-1,418
Household income--------------
Nill to $6495,26517.016.2--------
$650 to $1,4998,16426.326.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4497,07522.822.4--------
$2,500 or more 7,20523.223.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house27,56177.376.526,35678.678.1+1,205
Medium house7,61021.317.36,79120.316.0+819
High density3801.14.03321.03.7+48

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,

City of Canning

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