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Shire of Murray

Population highlights

Estimated Resident Population,
Shire of Murray
Estimated Resident Population,<br /> Shire of Murray 17,579 17,257 16,743 16,278 15,523 14,773 14,586 14,144 13,477 12,819 12,522 12,266
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented by .id the population experts
 2011  Shire of Murray Greater Perth Western Australia Australia
Median Age 43 36 36 37
Median weekly household income $1,063 $1,456 $1,405 $1,230
Couples with children 28% 32% 31% 31%
Older couples without children 15% 8% 8% 9%
Medium and high density Housing 4% 23% 20% 25%
Households with a mortgage 35% 38% 36% 33%
Median weekly rent $252 $321 $302 $289
Households renting 20% 27% 28% 29%
Non-English speaking backgrounds 4% 17% 14% 16%
University attendance 1% 5% 4% 4%
Bachelor or Higher degree 6% 20% 18% 19%
Vocational 23% 19% 19% 18%
Unemployment 6.2% 4.9% 4.7% 5.6%
SEIFA index of disadvantage 2011 982 1033 1021 1002
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