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Town of East Fremantle

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the Town of East Fremantle'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
Town of East Fremantle20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents7,376100.1100.06,931100.0100.0+445
Males3,53948.150.03,35348.450.3+186
Females3,83452.150.03,57851.649.7+256
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,34318.219.31,29118.619.7+52
15 - 24 years84611.512.581911.813.7+27
25 - 54 years2,91739.642.82,84441.043.0+73
55 - 64 Years1,05614.311.497114.011.4+85
65 years and over1,20316.314.01,00614.512.3+197
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school6849.38.56229.08.4+62
Secondary school5217.16.34496.55.5+72
TAFE680.91.91191.72.2-51
University4796.54.34065.94.1+73
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born1,73823.632.21,75525.330.5-17
Speaks language other than English at home5978.117.56299.114.5-32
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all440.62.5661.02.1-22
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree2,36739.220.51,99335.417.5+374
Advanced Diploma or Diploma63110.58.956810.18.1+63
Certificate level76412.720.468412.119.5+80
No qualification1,66827.738.91,80932.143.3-141
Household income--------------
Nill to $64938313.916.2--------
$650 to $1,49954219.726.0--------
$1,500 to $2,44950518.322.4--------
$2,500 or more 1,01636.923.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned1,05836.927.398635.828.7+72
Purchasing1,00635.136.993634.035.5+70
Renting61021.326.865523.828.1-45
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house2,04062.376.52,09267.878.1-52
Medium house74522.717.365321.216.0+92
High density46914.34.033010.73.7+139

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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