Murray Shire CouncilCommunity profile

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Shire of Murray

Additional areas

Shire of Murray has a total population of 16,698 and 7,843 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 Murray summary profile, 2016
NameNumber%Greater Perth %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population16,698100.0100.0
Australian citizens14,30285.778.3
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)10,93865.559.1
Indigenous population3962.41.6
Needs assistance due to age or disability8485.13.9
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)9275.66.5
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)1,5489.39.0
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)1,2917.77.2
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)1,2117.39.4
Young workforce (25 to 34)1,6179.715.8
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)3,04418.220.9
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)2,29513.712.2
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)2,40114.49.7
Seniors (70 to 84)2,07412.47.5
Frail aged (85 and over)2981.81.8
Total Population16,698100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children1,73226.432.3
Couples without children2,08831.925.4
One parent families66110.19.8
Lone person households1,36320.821.7
Group households1282.03.8
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)6,552100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school1,6109.69.7
Attending secondary school1,0536.36.5
Attending university or TAFE institution5583.37.1
Total persons (including those not attending)16,698100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses6,96789.074.6
Medium and high density5006.424.7
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)3364.30.5
Occupied private dwellings6,55283.589.4
Unoccupied Dwellings1,27916.310.5
Non private dwellings120.20.1
Total dwellings7,843100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)7,837100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $650 (low)1,26820.815.7
$650 to $1,449 (lower middle)1,79729.425.4
$1,449 to $2,499 (upper middle)1,14018.722.7
$2,500 or more (high)1,03516.924.8
Incomes not stated87014.211.4
Total households6,110100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Internet connection4,96875.882.3
No internet connection97614.910.7
Not stated6099.37.0
Total households6,552100.0100.0

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