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Town of Claremont

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the Town of Claremont'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
Town of Claremont20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents9,280100.0100.08,941100.0100.0+339
Males4,48648.350.34,27847.849.8+208
Females4,79451.749.74,66352.250.2+131
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,46915.819.71,33915.020.2+130
15 - 24 years1,49716.113.71,59017.814.1-93
25 - 54 years3,26935.243.03,11834.942.8+151
55 - 64 Years1,13612.211.41,16413.010.9-28
65 years and over1,90920.612.31,72719.312.0+182
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school6457.08.45426.18.7+103
Secondary school6426.95.590910.25.9-267
TAFE1171.32.21331.52.1-16
University8228.94.17328.23.7+90
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born2,73629.530.52,38326.627.1+353
Non-English speaking backgrounds1,20213.014.298711.011.9+215
Speaks another language and English well or very well1,53416.516.31,39615.615.2+138
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3,27541.917.52,74036.014.4+535
Certificate level5206.619.54706.217.6+50
No qualification2,38730.543.32,68235.346.8-295
Household income--------------
Nil to $59962817.118.6--------
$600 to $1,24963417.321.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 49313.517.9--------
$2,000 or more 1,48840.630.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned1,47638.528.71,49039.630.2-14
Purchasing90623.635.584822.635.1+58
Renting1,06427.728.199126.426.0+73
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house2,70961.478.12,32854.178.6+381
Medium house99422.516.01,29130.015.9-297
High density70816.03.767715.73.2+31

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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