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Shire of Plantagenet

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the Shire of Plantagenet'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 Plantagenet20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents5,079100.3100.04,882100.0100.0+197
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years89117.619.395819.619.7-67
15 - 24 years5039.912.551710.613.7-14
25 - 54 years1,82135.942.81,85137.943.0-30
55 - 64 Years81716.111.475515.511.4+62
65 years and over1,06321.014.080116.412.3+262
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school3847.68.53597.48.4+25
Secondary school2885.76.33036.25.5-15
Total overseas born97419.232.297620.030.5-2
Speaks language other than English at home2935.817.52284.714.5+65
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all591.22.5410.82.1+18
Bachelor or higher degree41810.020.53749.517.5+44
Advanced Diploma or Diploma3388.08.92656.88.1+73
Certificate level92922.120.476919.619.5+160
No qualification1,88144.838.92,05152.343.3-170
Household income--------------
Nill to $64949826.116.2--------
$650 to $1,49966334.726.0--------
$1,500 to $2,44931716.622.4--------
$2,500 or more 20810.923.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house2,35696.676.52,19891.978.1+158
Medium house170.717.31385.816.0-121
High density00.

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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