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Town of Victoria Park

Market characteristics

The Town of Victoria Park has a similar 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 Town of Victoria Park's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the Town of Victoria Park'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
Town of Victoria Park20162011Change
NameNumber%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents34,990100.0100.032,433100.0100.0+2,557
Males17,42949.850.016,30650.350.3+1,123
Females17,56250.250.016,12749.749.7+1,435
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years4,73113.519.34,26913.219.7+462
15 - 24 years4,88013.912.55,11415.813.7-234
25 - 54 years17,35449.642.815,84648.943.0+1,508
55 - 64 Years3,2849.411.42,9609.111.4+324
65 years and over4,73713.514.04,24413.112.3+493
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1,9085.58.51,6165.08.4+292
Secondary school1,2493.66.31,0653.35.5+184
TAFE9352.71.91,0173.12.2-82
University3,2119.24.33,0559.44.1+156
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born13,99640.032.213,13840.530.5+858
Speaks language other than English at home9,40826.917.58,30225.614.5+1,106
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1,3283.82.51,2083.72.1+120
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree9,37231.020.57,70427.317.5+1,668
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2,8459.48.92,6409.48.1+205
Certificate level4,27914.120.43,87113.719.5+408
No qualification9,60731.738.99,92435.243.3-317
Household income--------------
Nill to $6492,65219.316.2--------
$650 to $1,4993,38324.626.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4493,05322.222.4--------
$2,500 or more 3,26423.723.6--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned2,85419.427.32,76819.628.7+86
Purchasing4,03527.436.93,80027.035.5+235
Renting6,13341.626.86,02142.728.1+112
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house8,72351.676.58,22952.378.1+494
Medium house5,63733.317.35,04732.116.0+590
High density2,45114.54.02,44615.53.7+5

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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