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City of Mandurah

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the City of Mandurah'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 Mandurah20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents80,813100.0100.069,903100.0100.0+10,910
Males39,18848.550.034,09248.850.3+5,096
Females41,62051.550.035,81151.249.7+5,809
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years14,55918.019.313,16318.819.7+1,396
15 - 24 years9,18911.412.58,49712.213.7+692
25 - 54 years28,52135.342.824,87035.643.0+3,651
55 - 64 Years10,22612.711.49,09913.011.4+1,127
65 years and over18,31622.714.014,27420.412.3+4,042
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school6,6498.28.55,8788.48.4+771
Secondary school4,8536.06.33,4825.05.5+1,371
TAFE1,3411.71.91,3551.92.2-14
University1,9472.44.31,3772.04.1+570
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born22,18127.432.217,60425.230.5+4,577
Speaks language other than English at home5,4266.717.53,4044.914.5+2,022
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all4830.62.53490.52.1+134
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree7,05810.720.54,7598.417.5+2,299
Advanced Diploma or Diploma5,6658.68.93,9927.08.1+1,673
Certificate level16,53725.020.412,96422.819.5+3,573
No qualification29,55644.638.927,65248.743.3+1,904
Household income--------------
Nill to $6496,80722.116.2--------
$650 to $1,4999,51430.826.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4495,61418.222.4--------
$2,500 or more 4,93216.023.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned9,69530.027.38,30629.928.7+1,389
Purchasing11,05834.236.98,49930.635.5+2,559
Renting8,34425.826.88,36930.128.1-25
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house32,48079.776.527,93479.078.1+4,546
Medium house6,88316.917.36,14117.416.0+742
High density9762.44.09012.53.7+75

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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