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City of Ryde

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the City of Ryde'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 Ryde20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents116,302100.0100.0103,038100.0100.0+13,264
Males56,50948.649.350,06048.649.3+6,449
Females59,79151.450.752,97851.450.7+6,813
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years18,96416.318.517,10916.619.3+1,855
15 - 24 years15,73713.512.514,50614.112.9+1,231
25 - 54 years52,78745.440.845,89344.541.4+6,894
55 - 64 Years12,21710.511.910,83410.511.7+1,383
65 years and over16,59314.316.314,69614.314.7+1,897
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school8,1997.08.17,1126.97.9+1,087
Secondary school6,1425.36.25,5045.36.5+638
TAFE2,5162.21.92,3992.32.4+117
University11,2839.75.09,3319.14.4+1,952
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born54,55246.927.643,49242.225.7+11,060
Speaks language other than English at home55,86348.025.143,27442.022.4+12,589
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all9,9068.54.57,1466.93.9+2,760
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree38,33839.423.428,62233.319.9+9,716
Advanced Diploma or Diploma9,2469.58.98,4289.88.3+818
Certificate level11,08111.418.110,40712.117.7+674
No qualification31,15432.039.130,14135.142.8+1,013
Household income--------------
Nill to $6496,46915.517.8--------
$650 to $1,4999,74523.427.5--------
$1,500 to $2,4499,64523.221.2--------
$2,500 or more 12,17529.223.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned12,19328.330.712,24731.331.9-54
Purchasing12,17528.330.411,60729.631.9+568
Renting15,93637.130.313,02633.329.1+2,910
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house21,31046.264.921,44851.567.9-138
Medium house9,17519.917.99,02021.617.4+155
High density15,24433.015.311,04426.513.3+4,200

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

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