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Alpine Shire

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the Alpine 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
Alpine Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents12,337100.0100.011,881100.0100.0+456
Males6,07449.249.15,87949.549.2+195
Females6,26550.850.96,00250.550.8+263
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,94615.818.22,05817.318.7-112
15 - 24 years1,0928.913.01,0769.113.5+16
25 - 54 years4,12433.441.84,21335.542.3-89
55 - 64 Years2,14217.411.41,95716.511.4+185
65 years and over3,01824.515.62,57721.714.2+441
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school9347.67.98787.47.7+56
Secondary school7185.86.17826.66.5-64
TAFE1681.41.72291.92.2-61
University1591.35.51541.34.6+5
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born1,69613.728.31,78015.026.2-84
Speaks language other than English at home9397.625.91,0408.823.0-101
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1221.04.51361.14.0-14
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,60015.424.31,26812.920.8+332
Advanced Diploma or Diploma9879.59.27968.18.4+191
Certificate level2,33022.416.92,20722.416.4+123
No qualification4,12039.739.64,58646.543.9-466
Household income--------------
Nill to $6491,25423.818.3--------
$650 to $1,4991,82634.629.0--------
$1,500 to $2,44992617.522.2--------
$2,500 or more 61411.620.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned2,23240.230.72,23343.433.0-1
Purchasing1,46026.333.51,38426.934.5+76
Renting1,21521.927.51,21123.525.9+4
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house6,43189.572.16,19790.275.8+234
Medium house5457.619.45387.818.1+7
High density130.27.430.05.3+10

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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