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City of Knox

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the City of Knox'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 Knox20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents154,110100.0100.0149,300100.0100.0+4,810
Males75,31748.949.173,40449.249.2+1,913
Females78,79351.150.975,89650.850.8+2,897
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years27,06317.618.227,65018.518.7-587
15 - 24 years20,11113.013.021,15214.213.5-1,041
25 - 54 years63,16241.041.862,78542.142.3+377
55 - 64 Years19,89612.911.418,73612.511.4+1,160
65 years and over23,89015.515.618,97712.714.2+4,913
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school11,9837.87.911,9088.07.7+75
Secondary school10,5916.96.111,0297.46.5-438
TAFE2,8521.91.73,5332.42.2-681
University7,0174.65.55,7983.94.6+1,219
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born46,42130.128.341,44427.826.2+4,977
Speaks language other than English at home38,71525.125.931,49921.123.0+7,216
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all5,9403.94.54,1352.84.0+1,805
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree28,39422.324.321,81717.920.8+6,577
Advanced Diploma or Diploma13,10510.39.211,3699.38.4+1,736
Certificate level24,70619.416.923,67819.516.4+1,028
No qualification51,40840.539.654,95045.243.9-3,542
Household income--------------
Nill to $6497,91314.718.3--------
$650 to $1,49915,60428.929.0--------
$1,500 to $2,44913,31724.722.2--------
$2,500 or more 11,81121.920.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned18,37833.230.717,92633.833.0+452
Purchasing22,88541.333.523,40744.134.5-522
Renting10,65919.227.59,15017.225.9+1,509
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house49,45583.772.148,52486.575.8+931
Medium house8,63614.619.47,00912.518.1+1,627
High density5000.87.43450.65.3+155

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

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