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Shire of Dandaragan

Market characteristics

Shire of Dandaragan has a lower 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 Shire of Dandaragan's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about Shire of Dandaragan'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
Shire of Dandaragan20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents3,21399.9100.03,185100.0100.0+28
Males1,69852.850.01,72254.150.3-24
Females1,51647.150.01,46345.949.7+53
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years49315.319.360819.119.7-115
15 - 24 years2347.312.52317.313.7+3
25 - 54 years1,19337.142.81,26739.843.0-74
55 - 64 Years55217.211.451916.311.4+33
65 years and over74123.014.056017.612.3+181
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school2257.08.52818.88.4-56
Secondary school1153.66.3812.55.5+34
TAFE280.91.9411.32.2-13
University210.74.3300.94.1-9
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born43613.632.244814.130.5-12
Speaks language other than English at home1233.817.51324.114.5-9
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all200.62.5361.12.1-16
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2549.320.52158.417.5+39
Advanced Diploma or Diploma1907.08.91776.98.1+13
Certificate level65123.920.451319.919.5+138
No qualification1,26046.238.91,24548.443.3+15
Household income--------------
Nill to $64928921.216.2--------
$650 to $1,49941730.526.0--------
$1,500 to $2,44927320.022.4--------
$2,500 or more 19514.323.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned58140.227.354038.928.7+41
Purchasing33523.236.928320.435.5+52
Renting35424.526.839228.228.1-38
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house2,26277.276.52,39984.878.1-137
Medium house913.117.31495.316.0-58
High density00.04.000.03.70

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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