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Benalla Rural City

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about Benalla Rural City's resident population, including neighbourhood profiles, can be found in the Community Profile.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Benalla Rural City20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents13,861100.0100.013,643100.0100.0+218
Males6,72048.549.16,64248.749.2+78
Females7,14951.650.97,00151.350.8+148
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years2,17815.718.22,39417.518.7-216
15 - 24 years1,42210.313.01,52211.213.5-100
25 - 54 years4,38631.641.84,68734.342.3-301
55 - 64 Years2,25916.311.42,13915.711.4+120
65 years and over3,61626.115.62,90121.314.2+715
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school9046.57.91,0207.57.7-116
Secondary school8326.06.19607.06.5-128
TAFE2071.51.73162.32.2-109
University1471.15.51611.24.6-14
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born1,0887.828.31,0837.926.2+5
Speaks language other than English at home3842.825.93982.923.0-14
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all460.34.5510.44.0-5
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,34511.524.31,19910.620.8+146
Advanced Diploma or Diploma1,0539.09.28627.78.4+191
Certificate level2,63722.616.92,42721.516.4+210
No qualification5,09643.639.65,68550.543.9-589
Household income--------------
Nill to $6491,47426.118.3--------
$650 to $1,4992,10837.329.0--------
$1,500 to $2,44995716.922.2--------
$2,500 or more 4978.820.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned2,34539.030.72,30840.633.0+37
Purchasing1,66927.833.51,71030.134.5-41
Renting1,36522.727.51,36424.025.9+1
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house6,14190.272.15,80287.875.8+339
Medium house4686.919.471710.918.1-249
High density971.47.400.05.3+97

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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