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City of Kwinana

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the City of Kwinana'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 Kwinana20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents38,918100.0100.029,227100.0100.0+9,691
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years8,68122.319.36,70422.919.7+1,977
15 - 24 years5,17113.312.54,12014.113.7+1,051
25 - 54 years18,17346.742.813,04344.643.0+5,130
55 - 64 Years3,3038.511.42,6219.011.4+682
65 years and over3,5929.214.02,7399.412.3+853
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school3,5769.28.52,4288.38.4+1,148
Secondary school2,2205.76.31,5815.45.5+639
Total overseas born13,35834.332.28,10927.730.5+5,249
Speaks language other than English at home7,38619.017.52,8229.714.5+4,564
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all8412.22.53731.32.1+468
Bachelor or higher degree4,31414.320.51,8438.217.5+2,471
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2,3217.78.91,3115.88.1+1,010
Certificate level6,94823.020.44,93521.919.5+2,013
No qualification12,44441.238.910,91148.443.3+1,533
Household income--------------
Nill to $6492,06815.916.2--------
$650 to $1,4993,81429.426.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4493,33525.722.4--------
$2,500 or more 2,29117.723.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house13,60788.976.510,38890.478.1+3,219
Medium house1,2938.417.38237.216.0+470
High density2221.54.02582.23.7-36

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

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