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Federation Council area

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the Federation Council'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
Federation Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%NSW %Number%NSW %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents12,277100.0100.012,159100.0100.0+118
Males6,10249.749.36,09150.149.3+11
Females6,17450.350.76,06849.950.7+106
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years2,09717.118.52,25418.519.3-157
15 - 24 years1,1909.712.51,2019.912.9-11
25 - 54 years3,71930.340.83,97032.741.4-251
55 - 64 Years1,87715.311.91,83215.111.7+45
65 years and over3,37527.516.32,90223.914.7+473
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school9397.68.19537.87.9-14
Secondary school6775.56.27896.56.5-112
TAFE2171.81.92392.02.4-22
University1581.35.01321.14.4+26
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born8446.927.68597.125.7-15
Speaks language other than English at home2321.925.11921.622.4+40
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all230.24.5240.23.9-1
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree8608.523.47487.619.9+112
Advanced Diploma or Diploma6776.78.95225.38.3+155
Certificate level2,38523.418.12,25522.817.7+130
No qualification4,78147.039.15,14051.942.8-359
Household income--------------
Nill to $6491,18523.817.8--------
$650 to $1,4991,82536.727.5--------
$1,500 to $2,44987117.521.2--------
$2,500 or more 4739.523.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned2,16941.130.72,14242.231.9+27
Purchasing1,43427.230.41,49229.431.9-58
Renting1,11221.130.31,09521.629.1+17
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house5,45586.164.95,27384.367.9+182
Medium house72511.417.982913.317.4-104
High density00.015.300.013.30

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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