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Wingecarribee Shire

Market characteristics

Wingecarribee 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 Wingecarribee Shire's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about Wingecarribee 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
Wingecarribee Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents47,882100.0100.044,395100.0100.0+3,487
Males22,89447.849.321,27147.949.3+1,623
Females24,98852.250.723,12452.150.7+1,864
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years8,40817.618.58,60719.419.3-199
15 - 24 years4,93310.312.54,77710.812.9+156
25 - 54 years15,50532.440.815,02933.941.4+476
55 - 64 Years6,64513.911.96,38814.411.7+257
65 years and over12,39525.916.39,59421.614.7+2,801
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school3,8698.18.13,7798.57.9+90
Secondary school3,3617.06.23,3087.56.5+53
TAFE7621.61.91,0522.42.4-290
University1,0702.25.09412.14.4+129
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born7,59215.927.66,73015.225.7+862
Speaks language other than English at home2,6845.625.11,9734.422.4+711
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all3220.74.51560.43.9+166
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree8,01120.323.46,26217.519.9+1,749
Advanced Diploma or Diploma4,06210.38.93,4409.68.3+622
Certificate level8,77822.218.17,52921.017.7+1,249
No qualification14,27636.239.114,45340.442.8-177
Household income--------------
Nill to $6493,36518.717.8--------
$650 to $1,4995,49230.627.5--------
$1,500 to $2,4493,79621.121.2--------
$2,500 or more 3,30618.423.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned7,82441.630.77,02640.531.9+798
Purchasing5,88231.230.45,68832.831.9+194
Renting3,56318.930.33,62520.929.1-62
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house19,50290.264.918,23589.967.9+1,267
Medium house1,7378.017.91,8509.117.4-113
High density30.015.3110.113.3-8

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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