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Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the Frankston City'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
Frankston City20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents126,457100.0100.0117,800100.0100.0+8,657
Males61,85548.949.257,36348.749.1+4,492
Females64,60251.150.860,43751.350.9+4,165
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years24,31119.218.724,08620.419.3+225
15 - 24 years16,94113.413.515,76413.413.7+1,177
25 - 54 years53,45542.342.349,82842.342.6+3,627
55 - 64 Years14,45111.411.412,79410.910.8+1,657
65 years and over17,29913.714.215,31113.013.7+1,988
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school9,8737.87.710,0858.68.1-212
Secondary school8,0986.46.58,0696.86.8+29
TAFE3,2872.62.22,6322.22.1+655
University3,2672.64.62,3292.04.0+938
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born27,53221.826.224,50020.823.7+3,032
Non-English speaking backgrounds12,90810.219.510,3798.817.3+2,529
Speaks another language and English well or very well14,62411.66.714,12112.06.5+503
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree12,18111.920.88,7869.417.2+3,395
Certificate level22,21521.716.418,39719.615.3+3,818
No qualification47,66946.743.946,92750.147.5+742
Household income--------------
Nil to $59910,35921.721.3--------
$600 to $1,24913,02327.324.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 9,64020.218.8--------
$2,000 or more 9,75820.524.8--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned12,99526.333.012,67427.834.7+321
Purchasing19,68139.934.518,39840.334.0+1,283
Renting13,12726.625.910,87523.823.9+2,252
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house43,17781.175.839,93581.676.2+3,242
Medium house9,24317.418.18,27716.918.3+966
High density3020.65.31580.34.6+144

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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