Murray Shire CouncilCommunity profile

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Shire of Murray

Additional areas

Shire of Murray has a total population of 14,149 and 6,753 dwellings in 2011.

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 2011 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

Shire of Murray summary profile, 2011
NameNumber%Greater Perth %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population14,149100.0100.0
Australian citizens12,35387.380.0
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)9,33666.060.6
Indigenous population2902.01.6
Speaks language other than English at home3302.316.7
Needs assistance due to age or disability5824.13.6
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)8716.26.6
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)1,3219.38.7
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)1,1848.47.9
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)9486.710.2
Young workforce (25 to 34)1,3279.414.7
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)2,75419.521.6
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)1,96813.912.4
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)1,99614.19.2
Seniors (70 to 84)1,60411.37.0
Frail aged (85 and over)1761.21.6
Total Population14,149100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children1,51827.731.6
Couples without children1,84033.525.7
One parent families4908.99.9
Lone person households1,19121.722.4
Group households1041.94.0
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)5,487100.0100.0
Christian religions8,62060.958.4
Non Christian religions1881.36.9
No Religion3,74626.525.1
Not stated1,47010.48.8
Total persons (inc. non-classifiable)14,148100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school1,45410.39.6
Attending secondary school7295.25.7
Attending university or TAFE institution4243.07.2
Total persons (including those not attending)14,150100.0100.0
Labour Force----0.0
Total labour force6,19554.664.5
Not in the labour force4,40838.829.6
Total persons aged 15+ (inc. Not Stated)11,351100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses6,18691.876.7
Medium and high density3014.522.7
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)2473.70.5
Occupied private dwellings5,48681.290.8
Unoccupied Dwellings1,25618.69.1
Non private dwellings110.20.1
Total dwellings6,753100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)5,487100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $600 (low)1,34825.517.9
$600 to $1,249 (lower middle)1,16522.020.5
$1,250 to $1,999 (upper middle)85216.118.0
$2,000 or more (high)1,16122.031.5
Incomes not stated75914.412.2
Total households5,285100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Broadband connection3,50063.870.1
Dial-up connection2033.72.9
Other connection2133.94.0
No connection1,13320.615.8
Not stated4388.07.1
Total households5,487100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011.
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