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City of Mitcham

Market characteristics

The City of Mitcham has a higher proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to South 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 Mitcham's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the City of Mitcham'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 Mitcham20162011Change
NameNumber%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents64,805100.0100.062,902100.0100.0+1,903
Males31,27048.349.330,43048.449.3+840
Females33,53151.750.732,47251.650.7+1,059
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years11,42317.617.510,98417.518.0+439
15 - 24 years8,40013.012.48,49313.513.1-93
25 - 54 years24,25237.439.024,28538.640.3-33
55 - 64 Years8,06812.512.88,07812.812.5-10
65 years and over12,66919.618.311,06217.616.1+1,607
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school6,0179.38.55,5598.88.6+458
Secondary school4,0866.35.63,9306.25.7+156
TAFE9881.51.91,1281.82.2-140
University5,2388.14.74,8417.74.1+397
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born14,61722.622.913,92822.122.0+689
Speaks language other than English at home9,51614.716.38,40113.414.3+1,115
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1,1831.82.91,0261.62.5+157
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree18,74135.118.516,27331.315.9+2,468
Advanced Diploma or Diploma5,33210.08.35,1519.97.3+181
Certificate level7,65814.320.17,36214.218.8+296
No qualification18,09333.943.719,26937.148.1-1,176
Household income--------------
Nill to $6493,86316.121.6--------
$650 to $1,4996,46726.932.9--------
$1,500 to $2,4495,06721.120.8--------
$2,500 or more 6,35326.515.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned9,13137.131.09,45138.932.0-320
Purchasing9,41838.333.79,06737.334.1+351
Renting4,42818.027.54,39318.127.3+35
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house21,00678.876.521,36881.778.9-362
Medium house5,34320.020.34,55017.418.6+793
High density1590.61.71610.61.6-2

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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