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Sydney Eastern Suburbs

Market characteristics

The Sydney Eastern Suburbs 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 Sydney Eastern Suburbs's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the Sydney Eastern Suburbs'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
Sydney Eastern Suburbs20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents261,712100.0100.0244,634100.0100.0+17,078
Males126,89648.549.3119,19148.749.3+7,705
Females134,82551.550.7125,44351.350.7+9,382
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years40,14215.318.537,35515.319.3+2,787
15 - 24 years34,79313.312.531,93913.112.9+2,854
25 - 54 years124,67847.640.8118,28248.441.4+6,396
55 - 64 Years24,5889.411.924,0389.811.7+550
65 years and over37,52914.316.333,02013.514.7+4,509
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school17,0286.58.114,1785.87.9+2,850
Secondary school12,4624.86.211,0294.56.5+1,433
TAFE3,8581.51.94,2181.72.4-360
University24,9129.55.020,4818.44.4+4,431
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born100,50738.427.689,64336.625.7+10,864
Speaks language other than English at home67,39925.825.157,62823.622.4+9,771
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all7,5572.94.56,5302.73.9+1,027
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree92,23041.623.476,89137.119.9+15,339
Advanced Diploma or Diploma18,9498.68.918,3598.98.3+590
Certificate level21,3339.618.120,2289.817.7+1,105
No qualification61,01927.539.161,77029.842.8-751
Household income--------------
Nill to $64913,44613.717.8--------
$650 to $1,49917,80318.227.5--------
$1,500 to $2,44919,08519.521.2--------
$2,500 or more 36,61637.323.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned27,18025.730.727,08826.531.9+92
Purchasing22,86721.630.422,47022.031.9+397
Renting44,16241.730.341,63040.729.1+2,532
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house24,65421.264.927,66624.767.9-3,012
Medium house34,38629.617.931,66228.217.4+2,724
High density55,58047.815.351,99046.413.3+3,590

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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