City of Joondalup

Market characteristics

The City of Joondalup has a higher 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 Joondalup's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the City of Joondalup'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
City of Joondalup20162011Change
NameNumber%. Western AustraliaNumber%. Western Australia2016 - 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents154,445100.0100.0152,401100.0100.0+2,044
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years29,52019.119.329,45119.319.7+69
15 - 24 years20,58813.312.523,08415.113.7-2,496
25 - 54 years61,54839.842.862,94441.343.0-1,396
55 - 64 Years20,89013.511.420,41913.411.4+471
65 years and over21,89414.214.016,50310.812.3+5,391
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school14,3459.38.513,5008.98.4+845
Secondary school11,4867.46.310,4436.95.5+1,043
Total overseas born58,34937.832.257,33537.630.5+1,014
Speaks language other than English at home16,82810.917.514,9459.814.5+1,883
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1,5801.02.51,2750.82.1+305
Bachelor or higher degree29,39523.520.524,05119.617.5+5,344
Advanced Diploma or Diploma13,70411.08.912,64810.38.1+1,056
Certificate level26,80521.520.425,77521.019.5+1,030
No qualification45,92936.838.950,87141.443.3-4,942
Household income--------------
Nill to $6496,45311.916.2--------
$650 to $1,49912,24522.626.0--------
$1,500 to $2,44912,10222.322.4--------
$2,500 or more 17,01231.423.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house53,07888.076.552,89090.478.1+188
Medium house6,00210.017.34,5037.716.0+1,499
High density9551.64.09121.63.7+43

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,

City of Joondalup

economic profile