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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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Woollahra Municipal Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents54,240100.0100.052,159100.0100.0+2,081
Males25,23246.549.324,56347.149.3+669
Females29,00953.550.727,59652.950.7+1,413
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years8,47415.618.58,05915.519.3+415
15 - 24 years5,54010.212.55,58610.712.9-46
25 - 54 years24,27744.840.823,97846.041.4+299
55 - 64 Years5,82510.711.96,04211.611.7-217
65 years and over10,11818.716.38,49416.314.7+1,624
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school3,6576.78.12,9815.77.9+676
Secondary school3,1615.86.22,8425.46.5+319
TAFE4870.91.95451.02.4-58
University3,2145.95.03,0675.94.4+147
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born17,54732.427.616,44031.525.7+1,107
Speaks language other than English at home8,35515.425.16,95513.322.4+1,400
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all6191.14.54961.03.9+123
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree22,39248.923.419,63944.519.9+2,753
Advanced Diploma or Diploma3,8368.48.93,9048.98.3-68
Certificate level3,0726.718.12,8276.417.7+245
No qualification10,79623.639.111,06025.142.8-264
Household income--------------
Nill to $6491,9819.217.8--------
$650 to $1,4993,34415.627.5--------
$1,500 to $2,4493,81517.821.2--------
$2,500 or more 9,82045.823.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned7,53032.230.77,32231.931.9+208
Purchasing5,09321.830.44,81421.031.9+279
Renting8,00334.230.37,94934.729.1+54
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house5,22019.964.95,83322.567.9-613
Medium house8,06930.717.97,61629.417.4+453
High density12,63248.115.312,27347.413.3+359

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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