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Welcome to Shire of Murray Community Profile

The Shire of Murray Estimated Resident Population for 2016 is 17,579, with a population density of 0.10 persons per hectare.

The Shire of Murray is located in the Peel Region of Western Australia, about 80 kilometres south of the Perth CBD.

The Shire of Murray Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the City and its suburbs based on results from the 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 Censuses of Population and Housing. The profile is updated with population estimates when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases new figures.

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What's new?

(19/05/2017)

To continually improve the services we provide to our clients we are implementing new features and functionality to our products. Check out the the latest updates here.

What’s driving the change in Western Australia’s housing?

(19/05/2017)

As Australia’s population grows, the way Australians consume housing is changing. The surge in higher density residential development means that more households than ever are living in smaller homes than the past. How does household size affect housing demand?

Australia's top 20 fastest growing areas

(6/04/2017)

In 2015-16, Australia’s population grew by 1.4%, or 337,800 persons to reach 24.1 million. Where are Australia's fastest growing areas?

Updated 2016 Census data release schedule

(21/03/2017)

The ABS have just updated their 2016 Census data release schedule and it’s a little different to what we’ve published before. Here's an overview of the latest information.

Should I use enumerated data, usual residence data or estimated resident population?

(23/02/2017)

With the upcoming release of the 2016 Australian Census data, some of us are beginning to wonder which population figure to use. So, what is the difference between enumerated data, usual residence data and estimated resident population?

#Censusfail? Or will data from the 2016 Census be more accurate than ever?

(23/01/2017)

While #censusfail was well publicised on social media, in many respects the 2016 Australian Census looks to have better outcomes and data than the 2011 and 2006 Censuses.

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