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Glenelg Shire

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about Glenelg 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
Glenelg Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents19,557100.0100.019,578100.0100.0-21
Males9,74949.849.19,79250.049.2-43
Females9,80950.150.99,78650.050.8+23
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years3,17316.218.23,64018.618.7-467
15 - 24 years2,10310.813.02,13210.913.5-29
25 - 54 years6,77334.641.87,43938.042.3-666
55 - 64 Years3,17416.211.42,92114.911.4+253
65 years and over4,34022.215.63,44617.614.2+894
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1,3847.17.91,6088.27.7-224
Secondary school1,2336.36.11,4897.66.5-256
TAFE2561.31.74312.22.2-175
University2641.35.52121.14.6+52
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born1,4897.628.31,5297.826.2-40
Speaks language other than English at home4412.325.94352.223.0+6
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all490.34.5410.24.0+8
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,5049.224.31,3248.320.8+180
Advanced Diploma or Diploma1,1437.09.28985.68.4+245
Certificate level3,82023.316.93,43621.616.4+384
No qualification7,77147.539.68,49953.443.9-728
Household income--------------
Nill to $6491,95825.218.3--------
$650 to $1,4992,61733.729.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4491,42918.422.2--------
$2,500 or more 87011.220.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned3,23539.230.73,21440.033.0+21
Purchasing2,40529.133.52,58632.234.5-181
Renting1,79221.727.51,74321.725.9+49
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house9,03091.072.18,61390.575.8+417
Medium house6706.819.47748.118.1-104
High density210.27.400.05.3+21

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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