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City of Casey

Market characteristics

The City of Casey has a higher proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to Greater Melbourne.

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 the City of Casey's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the City of Casey'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
City of Casey20112006Change
NameNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents252,383100.0100.0214,952100.0100.0+37,431
Males125,45449.749.2106,75349.749.0+18,701
Females126,92950.350.8108,19950.351.0+18,730
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years58,60523.218.552,66524.518.9+5,940
15 - 24 years36,18114.313.830,63314.314.1+5,548
25 - 54 years111,14244.043.996,40744.943.8+14,735
55 - 64 Years23,9579.510.718,3308.510.4+5,627
65 years and over22,4988.913.116,8957.912.8+5,603
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school23,8569.57.622,42510.47.8+1,431
Secondary school19,9587.96.316,7007.86.6+3,258
TAFE6,6422.62.24,8772.32.1+1,765
University7,4883.05.34,8722.34.7+2,616
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born87,99034.915.765,10830.314.3+22,882
Non-English speaking backgrounds67,36026.712.147,04821.910.8+20,312
Speaks another language and English well or very well20,6308.23.618,0608.43.5+2,570
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree25,07112.911.815,4169.59.8+9,655
Certificate level38,38419.87.530,70118.97.1+7,683
No qualification95,10949.121.284,96952.422.9+10,140
Household income--------------
Nil to $59912,64615.719.2--------
$600 to $1,24920,86525.823.1--------
$1,250 to $1,999 18,72023.219.1--------
$2,000 or more 19,93224.728.0--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned19,46223.531.516,79823.533.1+2,664
Purchasing42,80551.735.337,54052.534.7+5,265
Renting15,90719.226.512,50217.524.3+3,405
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house79,59491.171.168,35391.271.6+11,241
Medium house7,4438.521.16,2718.421.5+1,172
High density1170.17.2360.06.3+81

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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