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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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Shire of Denmark20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents5,84599.9100.05,194100.0100.0+651
Males2,90449.650.02,55449.250.3+350
Females2,94950.450.02,64050.849.7+309
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,01117.319.399619.219.7+15
15 - 24 years5118.712.54438.513.7+68
25 - 54 years1,88732.342.81,87436.143.0+13
55 - 64 Years97916.711.484116.211.4+138
65 years and over1,45924.914.01,04020.012.3+419
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school4397.58.54699.08.4-30
Secondary school4197.26.32955.75.5+124
TAFE781.31.91492.92.2-71
University571.04.3601.24.1-3
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born1,33222.832.21,24423.930.5+88
Speaks language other than English at home2414.117.51803.514.5+61
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all210.42.5120.22.1+9
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree95519.820.581019.317.5+145
Advanced Diploma or Diploma4809.98.94129.88.1+68
Certificate level1,02621.220.486220.519.5+164
No qualification1,70135.238.91,69540.443.3+6
Household income--------------
Nill to $64956725.016.2--------
$650 to $1,49982036.226.0--------
$1,500 to $2,44936816.222.4--------
$2,500 or more 25511.323.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned99040.327.390441.428.7+86
Purchasing60724.736.952123.935.5+86
Renting58123.726.861228.028.1-31
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house3,16894.776.52,99293.678.1+176
Medium house1103.317.31253.916.0-15
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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