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Mosman Council area

Market characteristics

The Mosman Council area 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 the Mosman Council area's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

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

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Mosman Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents27,452100.0100.026,236100.0100.0+1,216
Males12,81946.749.312,00145.749.3+818
Females14,63353.350.714,23554.350.7+398
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years5,01518.319.34,56917.419.8+446
15 - 24 years2,7169.912.92,5589.813.3+158
25 - 54 years11,81743.041.411,68344.542.0+134
55 - 64 Years3,33112.111.73,43513.111.0-104
65 years and over4,57316.714.73,97715.213.8+596
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school2,1797.97.91,9467.48.4+233
Secondary school1,7166.36.51,4635.66.7+253
TAFE2881.02.43251.22.5-37
University1,5225.54.41,3665.23.6+156
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born8,82832.225.77,82029.823.7+1,008
Non-English speaking backgrounds3,84014.018.63,22312.316.8+617
Speaks another language and English well or very well4,98818.27.14,59717.56.9+391
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree10,18345.419.98,91641.216.5+1,267
Certificate level1,5466.917.71,6077.416.8-61
No qualification5,66125.242.85,78026.745.5-119
Household income--------------
Nil to $5991,21611.121.7--------
$600 to $1,2491,58014.523.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 1,59414.617.7--------
$2,000 or more 5,37449.226.5--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned3,99034.231.93,87334.333.2+117
Purchasing2,85224.531.92,63823.430.2+214
Renting3,76532.329.13,76733.428.4-2
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house4,74636.867.94,68937.269.1+57
Medium house3,12524.217.42,71621.516.9+409
High density4,95438.413.35,07640.312.4-122

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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