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City of Monash

Market characteristics

The City of Monash has a higher 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 the City of Monash's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the City of Monash'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 Monash20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents169,275100.0100.0161,243100.0100.0+8,032
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years26,33615.618.725,26515.719.3+1,071
15 - 24 years27,23716.113.525,69415.913.7+1,543
25 - 54 years68,24440.342.364,92340.342.6+3,321
55 - 64 Years18,30210.811.418,67611.610.8-374
65 years and over29,15617.214.226,65416.513.7+2,502
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school11,1976.67.710,7236.78.1+474
Secondary school10,6206.36.510,1386.36.8+482
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born75,66644.726.263,91639.623.7+11,750
Non-English speaking backgrounds66,39939.219.554,43633.817.3+11,963
Speaks another language and English well or very well9,2675.56.79,4805.96.5-213
Bachelor or higher degree42,90330.020.834,17625.117.2+8,727
Certificate level15,82111.116.415,56411.415.3+257
No qualification57,02239.943.957,83842.547.5-816
Household income--------------
Nil to $59912,22520.421.3--------
$600 to $1,24913,47422.524.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 10,74818.018.8--------
$2,000 or more 17,23228.824.8--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house50,62777.375.849,77279.176.2+855
Medium house13,75921.018.112,47619.818.3+1,283
High density9441.45.35080.84.6+436

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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