National Regional Profile: Karana Downs-Lake Manchester (Statistical Local Area)  
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POPULATION AND PEOPLE CHARACTERISTICS

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004

POPULATION BY SEX - at 30 June
Personsno.
5,184
5,258
5,334
5,495
5,680
Malesno.
2,579
2,608
2,643
2,719
2,812
Femalesno.
2,605
2,650
2,691
2,776
2,868
POPULATION : PERCENTAGE BY AGE GROUP - at 30 June
Percentage aged 0 to 14 years%
27.0
26.2
26.1
25.6
25.1
Percentage aged 15 to 24 years%
12.7
13.0
12.3
12.7
13.1
Percentage aged 25 to 34 years%
12.1
11.9
12.1
12.5
13.1
Percentage aged 35 to 44 years%
20.1
20.0
19.0
18.7
18.7
Percentage aged 45 to 54 years%
16.2
16.0
15.9
15.4
15.0
Percentage aged 55 to 64 years%
7.8
8.3
9.2
9.5
9.5
Percentage aged 65 to 74 years%
2.9
3.2
3.7
3.7
3.6
Percentage aged 75 to 84 years%
0.9
1.0
1.4
1.4
1.6
Percentage aged 85 years and over%
0.3
0.4
0.4
0.4
0.4
POPULATION DENSITY - at 30 June
Population density
persons/km2
na
na
na
na
30.7
INDIGENOUS POPULATION - at 30 June
Percentage of total population%
na
0.5
na
na
na
OVERSEAS BORN POPULATION
Percentage of total population%
na
19.6
na
na
na
SPEAKS A LANGUAGE OTHER THAN ENGLISH AT HOME
Percentage of total population aged 15 and over%
na
2.0
na
na
na
PERSONS WITH POST SCHOOL QUALIFICATIONS
Percentage of total population aged 15 and over%
na
54.2
na
na
na
OCCUPATION
Percentage of total employed persons in medium/high skill occupations%
na
64.0
na
na
na
HOUSEHOLDS - Census 2001
Householdsno.
na
1,624
na
na
na
FAMILIES - Census 2001
Total familiesno.
na
1,433
na
na
na
Couple families with children under 15 and/or dependent studentsno.
na
741
na
na
na
One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent studentsno.
na
124
na
na
na
PROPORTION OF POPULATION IN REMOTENESS AREA
Major cities%
na
90.6
na
na
na
Inner regional%
na
9.4
na
na
na
Outer regional%
na
0.0
na
na
na
Remote%
na
0.0
na
na
na
Very remote%
na
0.0
na
na
na
BIRTHS AND DEATHS - year ended 31 December
Birthsno.
78
82
73
80
91
Crude birth raterate
15.0
15.5
13.6
14.5
16.0
Deathsno.
12
12
6
9
18
Crude death raterate
2.3
2.2
1.1
1.6
3.1