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City of Brimbank

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the City of Brimbank'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 Brimbank20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents194,319100.0100.0182,732100.0100.0+11,587
Males97,23950.049.191,34150.049.2+5,898
Females97,07950.050.991,39150.050.8+5,688
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years35,85818.518.234,79519.018.7+1,063
15 - 24 years27,40914.113.027,05114.813.5+358
25 - 54 years82,50842.541.879,25343.442.3+3,255
55 - 64 Years22,17211.411.420,65911.311.4+1,513
65 years and over26,36913.615.620,97411.514.2+5,395
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school14,3437.47.913,2377.27.7+1,106
Secondary school12,5206.46.112,0986.66.5+422
TAFE3,7171.91.74,3662.42.2-649
University10,2495.35.57,4814.14.6+2,768
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born92,82947.828.384,19346.126.2+8,636
Speaks language other than English at home113,25458.325.9102,62356.223.0+10,631
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all25,98913.44.522,90512.54.0+3,084
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree25,30416.024.319,48213.220.8+5,822
Advanced Diploma or Diploma12,6868.09.210,2676.98.4+2,419
Certificate level23,77915.016.920,61613.916.4+3,163
No qualification80,74151.039.678,88453.343.9+1,857
Household income--------------
Nill to $64912,23319.818.3--------
$650 to $1,49919,98632.329.0--------
$1,500 to $2,44913,51721.822.2--------
$2,500 or more 9,28515.020.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned21,82433.730.721,50634.933.0+318
Purchasing21,13732.633.521,04634.234.5+91
Renting16,15124.927.513,72522.325.9+2,426
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house56,16981.172.156,45186.475.8-282
Medium house12,38217.919.48,19912.518.1+4,183
High density3180.57.45330.85.3-215

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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