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City of Greater Bendigo

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the City of Greater Bendigo'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
City of Greater Bendigo20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents110,477100.0100.0100,611100.0100.0+9,866
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years21,19519.218.219,71219.618.7+1,483
15 - 24 years14,64613.313.014,25414.213.5+392
25 - 54 years40,93437.141.838,17837.942.3+2,756
55 - 64 Years14,03612.711.412,54312.511.4+1,493
65 years and over19,66217.815.615,92415.814.2+3,738
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school9,1548.37.98,1488.17.7+1,006
Secondary school7,0266.46.16,7566.76.5+270
Total overseas born8,7908.028.37,0237.026.2+1,767
Speaks language other than English at home5,0284.625.93,1203.123.0+1,908
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1,0691.04.55140.54.0+555
Bachelor or higher degree14,57816.324.311,43614.120.8+3,142
Advanced Diploma or Diploma7,3168.29.25,6487.08.4+1,668
Certificate level20,03322.416.917,10021.116.4+2,933
No qualification37,37741.939.638,24747.343.9-870
Household income--------------
Nill to $6498,76721.018.3--------
$650 to $1,49914,68235.129.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4498,82621.122.2--------
$2,500 or more 5,47213.120.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house43,24888.372.138,49488.475.8+4,754
Medium house4,89610.019.44,52010.418.1+376
High density1920.47.470.05.3+185

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).

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