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Shire of Denmark

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the Shire of Denmark'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
Shire of Denmark20112006Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents5,194100.0100.04,510100.0100.0+684
Males2,55449.250.32,23349.549.8+321
Females2,64050.849.72,27750.550.2+363
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years99619.219.787519.420.2+121
15 - 24 years4438.513.74099.114.1+34
25 - 54 years1,87436.143.01,73138.442.8+143
55 - 64 Years84116.211.475516.710.9+86
65 years and over1,04020.012.374016.412.0+300
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school4699.08.43958.88.7+74
Secondary school2955.75.53147.05.9-19
TAFE1492.92.21493.32.10
University601.24.1521.23.7+8
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born1,24424.030.51,07123.827.1+173
Non-English speaking backgrounds3025.814.22716.011.9+31
Speaks another language and English well or very well94218.116.380017.715.2+142
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree81019.317.554815.114.4+262
Certificate level86220.519.563217.417.6+230
No qualification1,69540.443.31,66345.746.8+32
Household income--------------
Nil to $59964030.218.6--------
$600 to $1,24965130.721.0--------
$1,250 to $1,999 33215.717.9--------
$2,000 or more 26512.530.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned90441.428.778442.030.2+120
Purchasing52123.935.545124.235.1+70
Renting61228.028.150927.326.0+103
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house2,99293.678.12,62295.378.6+370
Medium house1253.916.0501.815.9+75
High density00.03.700.03.20

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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