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City of Gosnells

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the City of Gosnells'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
City of Gosnells20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents118,073100.0100.0106,584100.0100.0+11,489
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years24,64820.919.322,59221.219.7+2,056
15 - 24 years15,92613.512.515,66314.713.7+263
25 - 54 years51,68843.842.846,01143.243.0+5,677
55 - 64 Years11,98510.211.411,44210.711.4+543
65 years and over13,83111.714.010,87610.212.3+2,955
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school10,7019.18.59,6039.08.4+1,098
Secondary school8,1406.96.36,0295.75.5+2,111
Total overseas born51,01843.232.239,58737.130.5+11,431
Speaks language other than English at home37,68331.917.523,17421.714.5+14,509
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all6,8005.82.54,0353.82.1+2,765
Bachelor or higher degree16,17117.320.510,52612.517.5+5,645
Advanced Diploma or Diploma7,8528.48.96,2977.58.1+1,555
Certificate level18,87120.220.418,04921.519.5+822
No qualification41,42944.338.940,23147.943.3+1,198
Household income--------------
Nill to $6496,25415.916.2--------
$650 to $1,49911,50829.326.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4499,68424.722.4--------
$2,500 or more 7,58519.323.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house38,62487.076.536,49590.578.1+2,129
Medium house5,24611.817.33,6249.016.0+1,622
High density1860.44.0470.13.7+139

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

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