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City of Glen Eira

Market characteristics

The City of Glen Eira has a higher 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 Glen Eira's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about the City of Glen Eira'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 Glen Eira20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents140,875100.0100.0131,015100.0100.0+9,860
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years25,77018.318.223,63218.018.7+2,138
15 - 24 years17,63712.513.016,25512.413.5+1,382
25 - 54 years61,14943.441.857,66944.042.3+3,480
55 - 64 Years15,10010.711.414,14610.811.4+954
65 years and over21,22615.115.619,31314.714.2+1,913
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school11,7748.47.99,9597.67.7+1,815
Secondary school8,7886.26.17,8196.06.5+969
Total overseas born50,75336.028.345,31234.626.2+5,441
Speaks language other than English at home44,27931.425.938,50129.423.0+5,778
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all5,8204.14.54,8973.74.0+923
Bachelor or higher degree46,72940.624.338,35335.720.8+8,376
Advanced Diploma or Diploma11,1649.79.210,6219.98.4+543
Certificate level12,04610.516.911,35910.616.4+687
No qualification36,00931.339.636,61034.143.9-601
Household income--------------
Nill to $6498,44316.018.3--------
$650 to $1,49912,64124.029.0--------
$1,500 to $2,44911,10421.122.2--------
$2,500 or more 15,38429.220.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house29,44549.372.131,02055.275.8-1,575
Medium house25,92743.419.422,92340.818.1+3,004
High density3,9706.67.41,8663.35.3+2,104

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions).

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