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Federation Council area

Market characteristics

The Federation Council area has a lower proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to NSW.

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 Federation Council area's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the Federation Council area'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
Federation Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%NSW %Number%NSW %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents12,159100.0100.012,234100.0100.0-75
Males6,09150.149.36,15750.349.3-66
Females6,06849.950.76,07749.750.7-9
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years2,25418.519.32,39019.519.8-136
15 - 24 years1,2019.912.91,1549.413.3+47
25 - 54 years3,97032.741.44,34835.542.0-378
55 - 64 Years1,83215.111.71,70814.011.0+124
65 years and over2,90223.914.72,63121.513.8+271
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school9537.87.91,0798.88.4-126
Secondary school7896.56.57736.36.7+16
TAFE2392.02.42361.92.5+3
University1321.14.41271.03.6+5
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born8597.125.78246.723.7+35
Non-English speaking backgrounds3192.618.62942.416.8+25
Speaks another language and English well or very well5404.47.15304.36.9+10
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree7487.619.96176.316.5+131
Certificate level2,25522.817.71,98020.116.8+275
No qualification5,14051.942.85,55456.445.5-414
Household income--------------
Nil to $5991,53330.821.7--------
$600 to $1,2491,45629.323.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 88917.917.7--------
$2,000 or more 56811.426.5--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned2,14242.231.92,15543.433.2-13
Purchasing1,49229.431.91,45429.330.2+38
Renting1,09521.629.11,00020.228.4+95
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house5,27384.367.94,92785.269.1+346
Medium house82913.317.464111.116.9+188
High density00.013.3370.612.4-37

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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