Eurobodalla Shire

Market characteristics

Eurobodalla Shire has a lower proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to New South Wales.

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

More detailed information about Eurobodalla Shire's resident population, including neighbourhood profiles, can be found in the Community Profile.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current benchmark:
Market characteristics
Eurobodalla Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2016 - 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents37,232100.0100.035,741100.0100.0+1,491
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years5,31714.318.55,87816.419.3-561
15 - 24 years3,0778.312.53,1818.912.9-104
25 - 54 years10,68928.740.811,14631.241.4-457
55 - 64 Years6,77418.211.96,29717.611.7+477
65 years and over11,37730.616.39,23925.914.7+2,138
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school2,4266.58.12,4947.07.9-68
Secondary school1,9445.26.22,1796.16.5-235
Total overseas born4,96613.327.64,88713.725.7+79
Speaks language other than English at home1,3803.725.11,2923.622.4+88
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1530.44.51310.43.9+22
Bachelor or higher degree4,27913.423.43,42911.519.9+850
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2,6588.38.92,1377.28.3+521
Certificate level7,82424.518.16,92023.217.7+904
No qualification12,80440.139.113,48845.242.8-684
Household income--------------
Nill to $6494,07426.217.8--------
$650 to $1,4996,18939.827.5--------
$1,500 to $2,4492,43215.621.2--------
$2,500 or more 1,2398.023.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house18,77680.364.918,28381.867.9+493
Medium house3,66315.717.93,31814.817.4+345
High density1420.615.31400.613.3+2

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions). Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics,

Eurobodalla Shire Council

economic profile