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Woollahra Municipal Council area

Market characteristics

Woollahra Municipal Council area 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 Woollahra Municipal Council area's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about Woollahra Municipal Council area's resident population, including neighbourhood profiles, can be found in the Community Profile.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Woollahra Municipal Council area20112006Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents52,159100.0100.050,163100.0100.0+1,996
Males24,56347.149.323,33246.549.3+1,231
Females27,59652.950.726,83153.550.7+765
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years8,05915.519.37,26114.519.8+798
15 - 24 years5,58610.712.95,60911.213.3-23
25 - 54 years23,97846.041.422,89145.642.0+1,087
55 - 64 Years6,04211.611.76,45612.911.0-414
65 years and over8,49416.314.77,93615.813.8+558
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school2,9815.77.92,6005.28.4+381
Secondary school2,8425.46.52,8945.86.7-52
TAFE5451.02.45551.12.5-10
University3,0675.94.42,6785.33.6+389
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born16,44031.525.715,37830.723.7+1,062
Non-English speaking backgrounds7,62514.618.67,59515.116.8+30
Speaks another language and English well or very well8,81516.97.17,78315.56.9+1,032
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree19,63944.519.917,01839.716.5+2,621
Certificate level2,8276.417.72,7956.516.8+32
No qualification11,06025.142.811,37726.545.5-317
Household income--------------
Nil to $5992,37111.421.7--------
$600 to $1,2492,94814.123.4--------
$1,250 to $1,999 2,94314.117.7--------
$2,000 or more 10,06648.326.5--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned7,32231.931.97,39032.933.2-68
Purchasing4,81421.031.94,29019.130.2+524
Renting7,94934.729.17,39932.928.4+550
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house5,83322.567.95,98523.369.1-152
Medium house7,61629.417.48,03531.316.9-419
High density12,27347.413.311,37944.412.4+894

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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