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Corangamite Shire

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about Corangamite Shire'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
Corangamite Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents16,051100.0100.016,370100.0100.0-319
Males8,08250.449.18,22750.249.2-145
Females7,97049.750.98,14349.750.8-173
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years2,92918.318.23,40920.818.7-480
15 - 24 years1,77011.013.01,81911.113.5-49
25 - 54 years5,32033.241.85,84635.742.3-526
55 - 64 Years2,39514.911.42,14013.111.4+255
65 years and over3,64722.715.63,15619.314.2+491
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1,3188.27.91,4078.67.7-89
Secondary school1,0746.76.11,3088.06.5-234
TAFE2111.31.73372.12.2-126
University2091.35.52101.34.6-1
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born1,0176.328.31,0836.626.2-66
Speaks language other than English at home2631.625.92501.523.0+13
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all160.14.5180.14.0-2
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,37010.424.31,1679.020.8+203
Advanced Diploma or Diploma9177.09.27956.18.4+122
Certificate level2,69620.516.92,59320.016.4+103
No qualification6,40648.839.67,03554.243.9-629
Household income--------------
Nill to $6491,54525.218.3--------
$650 to $1,4992,12734.729.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4491,07117.522.2--------
$2,500 or more 66410.820.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned2,67341.230.72,81944.033.0-146
Purchasing1,78627.533.51,79828.134.5-12
Renting1,36121.027.51,40622.025.9-45
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house7,22693.972.17,19394.475.8+33
Medium house3134.119.43194.218.1-6
High density30.07.400.05.3+3

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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