Shire of AshburtonCommunity profile

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Shire of Ashburton

Additional areas

Shire of Ashburton has a total population of 13,026 and 3,591 dwellings in 2016.

Additional areas are summary profiles that present a sub-set of socio-demographic information and are designed for areas which have too small a population for detailed profiling.

Please note that these are summary tables that include selected statistics drawn from the 2016 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

Shire of Ashburton summary profile, 2016
NameNumber%Regional WA %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population13,026100.0100.0
Australian citizens8,85668.082.0
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)7,21755.461.0
Indigenous population1,0247.98.4
Needs assistance due to age or disability940.73.8
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)6995.46.7
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)8106.29.8
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)3562.77.4
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)6495.07.0
Young workforce (25 to 34)3,45526.513.6
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)4,33033.220.8
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)2,00415.414.1
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)6384.911.3
Seniors (70 to 84)750.67.8
Frail aged (85 and over)70.11.5
Total Population13,026100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children78028.225.8
Couples without children45716.526.0
One parent families1334.88.7
Lone person households47817.322.0
Group households411.52.5
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)2,763100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school8546.69.9
Attending secondary school3022.36.0
Attending university or TAFE institution3943.03.0
Total persons (including those not attending)13,026100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses2,41168.282.5
Medium and high density40311.410.2
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)66918.96.4
Occupied private dwellings2,76376.980.8
Unoccupied Dwellings76821.418.5
Non private dwellings601.70.7
Total dwellings3,591100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)3,590100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $650 (low)1997.618.2
$650 to $1,449 (lower middle)36113.828.1
$1,449 to $2,499 (upper middle)74128.321.3
$2,500 or more (high)93135.519.2
Incomes not stated38714.813.2
Total households2,619100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Internet connection2,01472.972.2
No internet connection37413.516.8
Not stated37913.711.0
Total households2,763100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.