Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)Economic profile
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Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)

Market characteristics

The Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) has a similar 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 Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)'s population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)'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
Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents488,802100.0100.0434,087100.0100.0+54,715
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years93,01719.019.381,36118.719.7+11,656
15 - 24 years67,37313.812.566,96215.413.7+411
25 - 54 years213,41843.742.8185,82942.843.0+27,589
55 - 64 Years51,76210.611.448,61311.211.4+3,149
65 years and over63,24712.914.051,32211.812.3+11,925
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school40,1678.28.534,1567.98.4+6,011
Secondary school30,6736.36.323,6085.45.5+7,065
Total overseas born192,41039.432.2157,08636.230.5+35,324
Speaks language other than English at home127,88826.217.586,09019.814.5+41,798
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all19,2863.92.512,6762.92.1+6,610
Bachelor or higher degree88,03922.220.564,59218.317.5+23,447
Advanced Diploma or Diploma35,8709.18.929,4128.38.1+6,458
Certificate level75,28819.020.466,25918.819.5+9,029
No qualification156,36839.538.9153,93543.643.3+2,433
Household income--------------
Nill to $64927,64616.116.2--------
$650 to $1,49946,38527.026.0--------
$1,500 to $2,44940,58223.622.4--------
$2,500 or more 38,45322.423.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house154,22077.276.5140,38978.878.1+13,831
Medium house37,46918.817.330,19617.016.0+7,273
High density6,8573.44.06,8363.83.7+21

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

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