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Gannawarra Shire

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about Gannawarra Shire'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
Gannawarra Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents10,365100.0100.011,297100.0100.0-932
Males5,14249.649.25,63949.949.1-497
Females5,22350.450.85,65850.150.9-435
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,88318.218.72,22819.719.3-345
15 - 24 years1,0199.813.51,16410.313.7-145
25 - 54 years3,40532.942.34,03035.742.6-625
55 - 64 Years1,55515.011.41,52613.510.8+29
65 years and over2,50324.114.22,34520.813.7+158
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school8017.77.71,0249.18.1-223
Secondary school7277.06.58167.26.8-89
TAFE1231.22.21411.22.1-18
University830.84.6890.84.0-6
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born5215.026.25354.723.7-14
Non-English speaking backgrounds2302.219.52392.117.3-9
Speaks another language and English well or very well2912.86.72962.66.5-5
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree6117.220.85476.017.2+64
Certificate level1,60919.016.41,65218.215.3-43
No qualification4,78256.343.95,27558.247.5-493
Household income--------------
Nil to $5991,47234.721.3--------
$600 to $1,2491,31631.024.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 61514.518.8--------
$2,000 or more 3758.824.8--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned2,02446.533.02,08546.834.7-61
Purchasing1,05424.234.51,10424.834.0-50
Renting95922.025.994221.123.9+17
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house4,82792.875.84,84293.176.2-15
Medium house2635.118.12615.018.3+2
High density50.15.300.04.6+5

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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