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City of Moreland

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the City of Moreland'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 Moreland20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents147,244100.0100.0135,760100.0100.0+11,484
Males72,13349.049.265,92748.649.1+6,206
Females75,11151.050.869,83351.450.9+5,278
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years23,85516.218.722,31516.419.3+1,540
15 - 24 years18,98512.913.517,78713.113.7+1,198
25 - 54 years70,10947.642.362,06545.742.6+8,044
55 - 64 Years12,2468.311.411,0878.210.8+1,159
65 years and over22,04915.014.222,49916.613.7-450
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school9,0006.17.78,4866.38.1+514
Secondary school6,7214.66.56,5064.86.8+215
TAFE3,6112.52.22,9542.22.1+657
University9,9436.84.67,9855.94.0+1,958
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born49,70033.826.243,72532.223.7+5,975
Non-English speaking backgrounds42,71629.019.538,15928.117.3+4,557
Speaks another language and English well or very well6,9844.76.75,5664.16.5+1,418
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree33,72827.320.824,36421.517.2+9,364
Certificate level14,59811.816.413,41811.815.3+1,180
No qualification51,64841.943.953,60047.247.5-1,952
Household income--------------
Nil to $59912,78122.721.3--------
$600 to $1,24913,09023.224.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 10,51218.718.8--------
$2,000 or more 14,03524.924.8--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned19,10632.633.019,77036.034.7-664
Purchasing16,16227.634.514,38126.234.0+1,781
Renting18,97132.425.916,15929.423.9+2,812
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house40,07463.375.839,34066.476.2+734
Medium house19,53230.918.117,54629.618.3+1,986
High density3,3025.25.31,9153.24.6+1,387

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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