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Loddon Shire

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about Loddon Shire'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
Loddon Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents7,464100.0100.07,838100.0100.0-374
Males3,81051.049.24,00251.149.1-192
Females3,65449.050.83,83648.950.9-182
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,29517.318.71,49019.019.3-195
15 - 24 years5937.913.57049.013.7-111
25 - 54 years2,47733.242.32,79535.742.6-318
55 - 64 Years1,31717.611.41,15814.810.8+159
65 years and over1,78223.914.21,68821.513.7+94
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school5797.87.76638.58.1-84
Secondary school4716.36.55727.36.8-101
TAFE761.02.2791.02.1-3
University700.94.6680.94.0+2
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born5817.826.25086.523.7+73
Non-English speaking backgrounds2623.519.52002.617.3+62
Speaks another language and English well or very well3194.36.73083.96.5+11
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree4958.020.84547.217.2+41
Certificate level1,16018.816.41,00315.815.3+157
No qualification3,39555.143.93,84260.547.5-447
Household income--------------
Nil to $5991,19238.321.3--------
$600 to $1,24998431.624.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 38012.218.8--------
$2,000 or more 2116.824.8--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned1,68252.133.01,69852.734.7-16
Purchasing73322.734.576623.834.0-33
Renting51916.125.955517.223.9-36
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house3,83492.775.83,79493.576.2+40
Medium house952.318.11122.818.3-17
High density00.05.300.04.60

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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