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Benalla Rural City

Market characteristics

Benalla Rural City has a lower proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to Victoria.

The people who live in an area are one of the most important resources that an economy draws upon, both as a market that consumes goods and services and as a source of labour.

This table provides an overview of Benalla Rural City's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about Benalla Rural City's resident population, including neighbourhood profiles, can be found in the Community Profile.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Benalla Rural City20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents13,643100.0100.013,525100.0100.0+118
Males6,64248.749.26,55248.449.1+90
Females7,00151.350.86,97351.650.9+28
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years2,39417.518.72,66319.719.3-269
15 - 24 years1,52211.213.51,49911.113.7+23
25 - 54 years4,68734.442.34,89836.242.6-211
55 - 64 Years2,13915.711.41,83513.610.8+304
65 years and over2,90121.314.22,62519.413.7+276
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1,0207.57.71,2449.28.1-224
Secondary school9607.06.51,0417.76.8-81
TAFE3162.32.22672.02.1+49
University1611.24.61381.04.0+23
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born1,0837.926.21,0327.623.7+51
Non-English speaking backgrounds5243.819.55093.817.3+15
Speaks another language and English well or very well5594.16.75233.96.5+36
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,19910.620.81,0299.517.2+170
Certificate level2,42721.516.42,00418.415.3+423
No qualification5,68550.543.95,80853.547.5-123
Household income--------------
Nil to $5991,72230.821.3--------
$600 to $1,2491,73531.024.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 92216.518.8--------
$2,000 or more 66511.924.8--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned2,30840.633.02,27741.434.7+31
Purchasing1,71030.134.51,62729.634.0+83
Renting1,36424.025.91,27523.223.9+89
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house5,80287.875.85,57289.976.2+230
Medium house71710.918.15659.118.3+152
High density00.05.300.04.60

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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