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Shire of Gingin

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the Shire of Gingin'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 Gingin20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents5,21799.9100.04,685100.0100.0+532
Males2,70251.750.02,43151.950.3+271
Females2,51148.150.02,25448.149.7+257
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years88416.919.391919.619.7-35
15 - 24 years4398.412.53808.113.7+59
25 - 54 years1,81034.642.81,68035.943.0+130
55 - 64 Years87316.711.482317.611.4+50
65 years and over1,21123.214.088318.812.3+328
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school3787.28.53848.28.4-6
Secondary school2765.36.32144.65.5+62
TAFE571.11.9591.32.2-2
University621.24.3471.04.1+15
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born1,22623.532.21,06422.730.5+162
Speaks language other than English at home4308.217.52926.214.5+138
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1182.32.5310.72.1+87
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3488.120.52687.117.5+80
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2696.28.92496.68.1+20
Certificate level1,05924.520.480721.419.5+252
No qualification2,01846.738.91,93251.343.3+86
Household income--------------
Nill to $64943421.616.2--------
$650 to $1,49964031.926.0--------
$1,500 to $2,44935717.822.4--------
$2,500 or more 26213.123.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned83438.527.375740.228.7+77
Purchasing66630.836.959331.535.5+73
Renting38017.626.836119.228.1+19
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house3,51090.576.53,32391.278.1+187
Medium house2035.217.32216.116.0-18
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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