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Hobsons Bay City

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about Hobsons Bay 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
Hobsons Bay City20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents83,861100.0100.081,460100.0100.0+2,401
Males41,61449.649.240,10349.249.1+1,511
Females42,24750.450.841,35750.850.9+890
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years15,19918.118.715,79919.419.3-600
15 - 24 years10,14312.113.59,92712.213.7+216
25 - 54 years37,74245.042.336,41944.742.6+1,323
55 - 64 Years9,08410.811.48,13410.010.8+950
65 years and over11,69313.914.211,16813.713.7+525
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school5,8777.07.76,3607.88.1-483
Secondary school4,9365.96.55,0756.26.8-139
TAFE1,6331.92.21,3841.72.1+249
University3,5094.24.62,6273.24.0+882
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born25,83930.826.223,65929.023.7+2,180
Non-English speaking backgrounds19,40823.119.517,44421.417.3+1,964
Speaks another language and English well or very well6,4317.76.76,2157.66.5+216
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree14,48521.120.810,60416.117.2+3,881
Certificate level10,44415.216.49,82915.015.3+615
No qualification30,76844.843.932,34149.347.5-1,573
Household income--------------
Nil to $5996,48120.621.3--------
$600 to $1,2497,27423.224.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 5,71718.218.8--------
$2,000 or more 8,63627.524.8--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned11,38635.033.011,42336.134.7-37
Purchasing10,20131.434.59,94331.534.0+258
Renting8,78327.025.97,86124.923.9+922
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house26,57575.275.825,71675.876.2+859
Medium house8,01222.718.17,59422.418.3+418
High density5031.45.33701.14.6+133

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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