City of Subiaco

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the City of Subiaco'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
City of Subiaco20162011Change
NameNumber%. Western AustraliaNumber%. Western Australia2016 - 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents16,259100.0100.014,930100.0100.0+1,329
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years2,58015.919.32,19414.719.7+386
15 - 24 years1,69610.412.51,80312.113.7-107
25 - 54 years7,07443.542.86,75645.343.0+318
55 - 64 Years1,94712.011.41,95113.111.4-4
65 years and over2,97218.314.02,20914.812.3+763
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1,1176.98.59896.68.4+128
Secondary school8995.56.35673.85.5+332
Total overseas born5,78335.632.25,10834.230.5+675
Speaks language other than English at home2,72716.817.52,11814.214.5+609
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all3161.92.52952.02.1+21
Bachelor or higher degree6,81549.820.55,85145.917.5+964
Advanced Diploma or Diploma1,1328.38.91,1078.78.1+25
Certificate level1,0807.920.49947.819.5+86
No qualification3,15123.038.93,35026.343.3-199
Household income--------------
Nill to $6491,11416.216.2--------
$650 to $1,4991,32019.226.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4491,39920.422.4--------
$2,500 or more 2,37534.623.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house3,56842.376.53,44944.278.1+119
Medium house2,68131.817.32,67934.316.0+2
High density2,15725.64.01,64721.13.7+510

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,

City of Subiaco

economic profile