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Shire of Toodyay

Market characteristics

The Shire of Toodyay has a lower 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 Shire of Toodyay's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the Shire of Toodyay'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
Shire of Toodyay20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents4,439100.1100.04,387100.0100.0+52
Males2,24550.650.02,18049.750.3+65
Females2,18849.350.02,20750.349.7-19
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years65414.719.379118.019.7-137
15 - 24 years3918.812.54209.613.7-29
25 - 54 years1,49633.742.81,65437.743.0-158
55 - 64 Years86619.511.482718.811.4+39
65 years and over1,03623.414.069515.812.3+341
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school2726.18.53618.28.4-89
Secondary school2265.16.32375.45.5-11
TAFE661.51.9741.72.2-8
University501.14.3671.54.1-17
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born94821.432.294521.530.5+3
Speaks language other than English at home1583.617.51333.014.5+25
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all90.22.5100.22.1-1
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree39210.420.53329.217.5+60
Advanced Diploma or Diploma3288.78.92757.68.1+53
Certificate level91724.220.480122.319.5+116
No qualification1,61642.738.91,72647.943.3-110
Household income--------------
Nill to $64941623.216.2--------
$650 to $1,49953029.626.0--------
$1,500 to $2,44932918.422.4--------
$2,500 or more 27315.223.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned71737.327.368138.428.7+36
Purchasing73938.436.968838.835.5+51
Renting24012.526.825614.428.1-16
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house2,24395.376.52,17495.978.1+69
Medium house231.017.3361.616.0-13
High density00.04.000.03.70

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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