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Hume City

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about Hume 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
Hume City20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents167,560100.0100.0147,782100.0100.0+19,778
Males83,02749.649.273,14349.549.1+9,884
Females84,53350.450.874,63950.550.9+9,894
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years38,09222.718.735,95124.319.3+2,141
15 - 24 years25,73615.413.522,47115.213.7+3,265
25 - 54 years72,08543.042.364,06243.342.6+8,023
55 - 64 Years16,3819.811.413,3409.010.8+3,041
65 years and over15,2669.114.211,9588.113.7+3,308
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school14,9908.97.714,82110.08.1+169
Secondary school13,0697.86.511,9868.16.8+1,083
TAFE4,2052.52.23,3302.32.1+875
University5,3513.24.63,5702.44.0+1,781
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born53,90632.226.243,15029.223.7+10,756
Non-English speaking backgrounds46,74227.919.536,79424.917.3+9,948
Speaks another language and English well or very well7,1644.36.76,3564.36.5+808
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree14,31311.120.89,3088.317.2+5,005
Certificate level22,35617.316.418,15816.215.3+4,198
No qualification69,50053.743.963,91657.247.5+5,584
Household income--------------
Nil to $59910,10219.321.3--------
$600 to $1,24913,86426.424.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 11,15621.318.8--------
$2,000 or more 11,39321.724.8--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned15,13227.933.013,93829.234.7+1,194
Purchasing24,71945.534.521,90545.934.0+2,814
Renting10,76319.825.98,43217.723.9+2,331
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house49,62386.275.843,69686.676.2+5,927
Medium house7,41712.918.16,26812.418.3+1,149
High density1660.35.3490.14.6+117

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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