Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)Economic profile
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City of Armadale

Market characteristics

The Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) has a lower proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to Greater Perth.

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
City of Armadale20162011Change
NameNumber%Greater Perth %Number%Greater Perth %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents79,602100.0100.062,296100.0100.0+17,306
Males39,59449.749.631,04249.849.6+8,552
Females40,00250.350.431,25450.250.4+8,748
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years17,72722.319.113,36821.519.2+4,359
15 - 24 years9,93012.513.09,06914.614.3+861
25 - 54 years34,74343.643.125,92541.642.8+8,818
55 - 64 Years8,13610.211.07,12311.411.2+1,013
65 years and over9,06811.413.86,81110.912.5+2,257
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school7,3129.28.45,3728.68.2+1,940
Secondary school4,8556.16.53,3415.45.7+1,514
TAFE1,6892.12.01,4442.32.2+245
University2,6873.45.11,6002.64.9+1,087
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born27,50234.636.118,64129.934.4+8,861
Speaks language other than English at home14,87118.720.15,9799.616.6+8,892
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1,9332.42.97131.12.4+1,220
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree9,88416.022.95,20810.619.6+4,676
Advanced Diploma or Diploma5,6399.19.33,6097.48.6+2,030
Certificate level14,59323.619.411,74024.018.6+2,853
No qualification25,79941.738.123,46047.942.3+2,339
Household income--------------
Nill to $6494,26915.515.7--------
$650 to $1,4998,05829.225.4--------
$1,500 to $2,4496,78724.622.7--------
$2,500 or more 5,43819.724.8--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned6,07920.926.75,73324.928.1+346
Purchasing14,47249.839.710,53845.838.0+3,934
Renting6,22121.425.55,15822.426.7+1,063
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house27,40886.174.622,11688.376.7+5,292
Medium house4,18113.119.62,73910.917.9+1,442
High density770.25.1420.24.8+35

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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