Randwick City

Market characteristics

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

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

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current benchmark:
Market characteristics
Randwick City20162011Change
NameNumber%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2016 - 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents140,660100.0100.0128,989100.0100.0+11,671
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years20,95914.918.519,49615.119.3+1,463
15 - 24 years23,13316.412.520,12215.612.9+3,011
25 - 54 years64,56945.940.860,11846.641.4+4,451
55 - 64 Years13,0989.311.912,3209.611.7+778
65 years and over18,91613.416.316,93313.114.7+1,983
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school9,0146.48.17,6625.97.9+1,352
Secondary school6,4384.66.25,6384.46.5+800
Total overseas born57,26240.727.649,43238.325.7+7,830
Speaks language other than English at home45,06032.025.138,71130.022.4+6,349
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all5,6924.04.54,8753.83.9+817
Bachelor or higher degree44,85737.523.436,01832.919.9+8,839
Advanced Diploma or Diploma9,9048.38.99,2698.58.3+635
Certificate level13,15211.018.112,26411.217.7+888
No qualification37,46431.339.137,19034.042.8+274
Household income--------------
Nill to $6498,64716.917.8--------
$650 to $1,4999,95319.527.5--------
$1,500 to $2,44910,29820.221.2--------
$2,500 or more 16,57932.523.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house14,69325.164.916,18029.267.9-1,487
Medium house16,31427.917.914,27825.817.4+2,036
High density26,74245.715.324,63544.513.3+2,107

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions). Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics,

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