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City of Darebin

Market characteristics

The City of Darebin has a similar 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
City of Darebin20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents146,719100.0100.0136,474100.0100.0+10,245
Males70,90348.349.166,45548.749.2+4,448
Females75,81651.750.970,01951.350.8+5,797
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years23,44016.018.222,24516.318.7+1,195
15 - 24 years18,28212.513.017,21312.613.5+1,069
25 - 54 years70,50948.141.864,99647.642.3+5,513
55 - 64 Years13,5939.311.412,0328.811.4+1,561
65 years and over20,89714.215.619,98814.614.2+909
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school9,8376.77.98,5236.27.7+1,314
Secondary school6,7474.66.16,1174.56.5+630
TAFE2,7061.81.73,1782.32.2-472
University12,5528.65.510,2467.54.6+2,306
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born48,74333.228.346,03033.726.2+2,713
Speaks language other than English at home54,17336.925.952,79038.723.0+1,383
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all10,7697.34.510,6977.84.0+72
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree40,28232.724.331,53727.620.8+8,745
Advanced Diploma or Diploma10,3958.49.28,8617.88.4+1,534
Certificate level14,34111.616.913,16011.516.4+1,181
No qualification45,72937.139.648,03642.143.9-2,307
Household income--------------
Nill to $64910,63619.318.3--------
$650 to $1,49915,57128.229.0--------
$1,500 to $2,44912,00921.722.2--------
$2,500 or more 11,65221.120.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned16,73728.730.717,25031.833.0-513
Purchasing15,15926.033.514,45526.734.5+704
Renting21,20136.327.518,36133.925.9+2,840
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house36,31457.272.137,84164.875.8-1,527
Medium house22,57735.619.417,98730.818.1+4,590
High density3,9216.27.42,1313.65.3+1,790

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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