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City of Darebin

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the City of Darebin'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
City of Darebin20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents136,474100.0100.0128,065100.0100.0+8,409
Males66,45548.749.262,22548.649.1+4,230
Females70,01951.350.865,84051.450.9+4,179
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years22,24516.318.720,89716.319.3+1,348
15 - 24 years17,21312.613.516,67213.013.7+541
25 - 54 years64,99647.642.358,98946.142.6+6,007
55 - 64 Years12,0328.811.411,1518.710.8+881
65 years and over19,98814.614.220,33115.913.7-343
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school8,5236.27.77,8736.18.1+650
Secondary school6,1174.56.55,8214.56.8+296
TAFE3,1782.32.23,0232.42.1+155
University10,2467.54.68,1296.34.0+2,117
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born46,03033.726.240,89631.923.7+5,134
Non-English speaking backgrounds39,58829.019.535,81128.017.3+3,777
Speaks another language and English well or very well6,4424.76.75,0854.06.5+1,357
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree31,53727.620.822,94921.417.2+8,588
Certificate level13,16011.516.411,92311.115.3+1,237
No qualification48,03642.143.950,61947.247.5-2,583
Household income--------------
Nil to $59912,32023.721.3--------
$600 to $1,24912,31423.724.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 9,34618.018.8--------
$2,000 or more 12,70924.424.8--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned17,25031.833.017,58534.234.7-335
Purchasing14,45526.734.512,93325.134.0+1,522
Renting18,36133.925.916,22731.523.9+2,134
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house37,84164.875.835,76664.776.2+2,075
Medium house17,98730.818.117,73332.118.3+254
High density2,1313.65.31,4232.64.6+708

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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