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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current benchmark:
Market characteristics
Hobsons Bay City20162011Change
NameNumber%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2016 - 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents88,778100.0100.083,861100.0100.0+4,917
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years16,35218.418.215,19918.118.7+1,153
15 - 24 years9,82911.113.010,14312.113.5-314
25 - 54 years39,17044.141.837,74245.042.3+1,428
55 - 64 Years10,30711.611.49,08410.811.4+1,223
65 years and over13,12614.815.611,69313.914.2+1,433
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school6,9697.87.95,8777.07.7+1,092
Secondary school4,9125.56.14,9365.96.5-24
Total overseas born27,02530.428.325,83930.826.2+1,186
Speaks language other than English at home25,69528.925.924,63429.423.0+1,061
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all4,3344.94.54,4095.34.0-75
Bachelor or higher degree18,93626.124.314,48521.120.8+4,451
Advanced Diploma or Diploma6,5299.09.25,5748.18.4+955
Certificate level11,32615.616.910,44415.216.4+882
No qualification29,06340.139.630,76844.843.9-1,705
Household income--------------
Nill to $6495,62917.218.3--------
$650 to $1,4998,60926.329.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4497,19822.022.2--------
$2,500 or more 8,03524.620.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house24,15265.072.126,57575.275.8-2,423
Medium house12,04032.419.48,01222.718.1+4,028
High density6371.77.45031.45.3+134

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

Hobsons Bay City

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