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Upper Lachlan Shire

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about Upper Lachlan Shire'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
Upper Lachlan Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents7,695100.1100.07,193100.0100.0+502
Males3,91750.949.33,60450.149.3+313
Females3,78549.250.73,58949.950.7+196
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,34517.518.51,31318.319.3+32
15 - 24 years7359.612.56939.612.9+42
25 - 54 years2,58833.740.82,53435.241.4+54
55 - 64 Years1,21315.811.91,13815.811.7+75
65 years and over1,80923.516.31,51521.114.7+294
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school5817.68.15728.07.9+9
Secondary school4195.56.24926.86.5-73
TAFE1431.91.91732.42.4-30
University1321.75.01161.64.4+16
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born5186.727.65307.425.7-12
Speaks language other than English at home1201.625.11422.022.4-22
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all50.14.5150.23.9-10
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree78412.323.468511.619.9+99
Advanced Diploma or Diploma5518.78.94407.58.3+111
Certificate level1,51623.918.11,26121.417.7+255
No qualification2,63741.539.12,86348.742.8-226
Household income--------------
Nill to $64966022.317.8--------
$650 to $1,49995332.227.5--------
$1,500 to $2,44959220.021.2--------
$2,500 or more 43514.723.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned1,40744.530.71,40648.231.9+1
Purchasing91528.930.483428.631.9+81
Renting50816.130.349817.129.1+10
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house4,00893.064.93,75096.267.9+258
Medium house922.117.9661.717.4+26
High density00.015.300.013.30

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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