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Strathfield Council area

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about Strathfield Council'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
Strathfield Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents40,312100.0100.035,188100.0100.0+5,124
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years6,22415.418.55,75316.319.3+471
15 - 24 years6,29515.612.55,63016.012.9+665
25 - 54 years19,25947.840.816,21046.141.4+3,049
55 - 64 Years3,9119.711.93,3739.611.7+538
65 years and over4,63311.516.34,22212.014.7+411
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school2,4906.28.12,2356.47.9+255
Secondary school2,4326.06.22,4697.06.5-37
Total overseas born22,69356.327.618,51152.625.7+4,182
Speaks language other than English at home25,85964.225.121,40060.822.4+4,459
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all4,97312.34.53,85811.03.9+1,115
Bachelor or higher degree12,96038.023.49,66632.819.9+3,294
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2,8118.28.92,5268.68.3+285
Certificate level2,8788.418.12,6719.117.7+207
No qualification12,06635.439.110,81436.742.8+1,252
Household income--------------
Nill to $6491,85714.517.8--------
$650 to $1,4993,02923.727.5--------
$1,500 to $2,4492,94323.021.2--------
$2,500 or more 3,60328.223.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house5,82940.364.96,08547.867.9-256
Medium house2,26515.717.92,33018.317.4-65
High density6,08042.115.34,26233.513.3+1,818

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

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