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Hume City

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about Hume City'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
Hume City20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents197,376100.0100.0167,560100.0100.0+29,816
Males98,27349.849.183,02749.649.2+15,246
Females99,10250.250.984,53350.450.8+14,569
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years43,91422.218.238,09222.718.7+5,822
15 - 24 years28,58514.513.025,73615.413.5+2,849
25 - 54 years84,74142.941.872,08543.042.3+12,656
55 - 64 Years19,73910.011.416,3819.811.4+3,358
65 years and over20,39110.315.615,2669.114.2+5,125
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school18,0329.17.914,9908.97.7+3,042
Secondary school14,3177.36.113,0697.86.5+1,248
TAFE4,2172.11.74,2052.52.2+12
University8,5564.35.55,3513.24.6+3,205
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born70,43535.728.353,90632.226.2+16,529
Speaks language other than English at home88,35844.825.968,56440.923.0+19,794
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all15,9728.14.512,8787.74.0+3,094
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree22,64214.824.314,31311.120.8+8,329
Advanced Diploma or Diploma13,7579.09.29,2487.18.4+4,509
Certificate level27,73518.116.922,35617.316.4+5,379
No qualification75,12849.039.669,50053.743.9+5,628
Household income--------------
Nill to $6499,98716.518.3--------
$650 to $1,49919,52232.329.0--------
$1,500 to $2,44914,58224.122.2--------
$2,500 or more 9,97716.520.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned15,95825.230.715,13227.933.0+826
Purchasing27,36543.333.524,71945.534.5+2,646
Renting14,91623.627.510,76319.825.9+4,153
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house57,32985.172.149,62386.275.8+7,706
Medium house9,18113.619.47,41712.918.1+1,764
High density1700.37.41660.35.3+4

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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