Hawkesbury City

Market characteristics

Hawkesbury City has a higher proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to New South Wales.

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

More detailed information about Hawkesbury City's resident population, including neighbourhood profiles, can be found in the Community Profile.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current benchmark:
Market characteristics
Hawkesbury City20162011Change
NameNumber%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2016 - 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents64,592100.0100.062,353100.0100.0+2,239
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years12,86819.918.513,36721.419.3-499
15 - 24 years8,96713.912.59,15014.712.9-183
25 - 54 years25,69239.840.825,45940.841.4+233
55 - 64 Years7,83012.111.97,13811.411.7+692
65 years and over9,21914.316.37,23911.614.7+1,980
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school5,6938.88.15,7019.17.9-8
Secondary school4,4436.96.24,6857.56.5-242
Total overseas born7,92812.327.67,84512.625.7+83
Speaks language other than English at home3,8275.925.13,2685.222.4+559
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all4340.74.53480.63.9+86
Bachelor or higher degree6,76413.123.45,62111.519.9+1,143
Advanced Diploma or Diploma4,8419.48.94,0128.28.3+829
Certificate level13,93927.018.112,30125.117.7+1,638
No qualification21,33641.339.121,89444.742.8-558
Household income--------------
Nill to $6493,07714.317.8--------
$650 to $1,4995,64126.327.5--------
$1,500 to $2,4495,23624.421.2--------
$2,500 or more 5,33524.823.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house20,41184.864.919,95385.467.9+458
Medium house3,06912.817.92,92812.517.4+141
High density1140.515.31340.613.3-20

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

Hawkesbury City

economic profile