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Shire of Mundaring

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the Shire of Mundaring'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
Shire of Mundaring20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents38,157100.0100.036,529100.0100.0+1,628
Males19,90052.150.018,76651.450.3+1,134
Females18,25747.850.017,76348.649.7+494
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years6,62917.419.36,96919.119.7-340
15 - 24 years4,65412.212.54,95713.613.7-303
25 - 54 years15,22139.942.814,68340.243.0+538
55 - 64 Years5,29613.911.45,08913.911.4+207
65 years and over6,35716.714.04,83113.212.3+1,526
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school3,1158.28.53,1868.78.4-71
Secondary school2,6456.96.32,4156.65.5+230
TAFE5801.51.97872.22.2-207
University1,1643.14.31,1273.14.1+37
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born9,24824.232.28,91324.430.5+335
Speaks language other than English at home2,3056.017.51,8255.014.5+480
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all2240.62.51620.42.1+62
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree5,30316.820.54,45215.117.5+851
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2,9809.58.92,6018.88.1+379
Certificate level6,99722.220.46,21721.019.5+780
No qualification11,57636.738.911,99540.643.3-419
Household income--------------
Nill to $6491,93414.916.2--------
$650 to $1,4993,27925.326.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4492,90222.422.4--------
$2,500 or more 3,19524.623.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned4,84636.027.34,65135.928.7+195
Purchasing6,19846.036.95,75244.435.5+446
Renting1,58611.826.81,66912.928.1-83
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house13,96995.576.513,30596.278.1+664
Medium house5673.917.34763.416.0+91
High density140.14.000.03.7+14

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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