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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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
Loddon Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents7,516100.0100.07,464100.0100.0+52
Males3,84851.249.13,81051.149.2+38
Females3,66848.850.93,65449.050.8+14
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,19115.818.21,29517.418.7-104
15 - 24 years6438.613.05937.913.5+50
25 - 54 years2,31730.841.82,47733.242.3-160
55 - 64 Years1,35018.011.41,31717.611.4+33
65 years and over2,01226.815.61,78223.914.2+230
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school5186.97.95797.87.7-61
Secondary school4445.96.14716.36.5-27
TAFE430.61.7761.02.2-33
University781.05.5700.94.6+8
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born6098.128.35817.826.2+28
Speaks language other than English at home2243.025.91652.223.0+59
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all260.34.5190.34.0+7
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree5378.524.34958.020.8+42
Advanced Diploma or Diploma4226.79.23355.48.4+87
Certificate level1,30320.616.91,16018.816.4+143
No qualification3,01747.839.63,39555.143.9-378
Household income--------------
Nill to $64996531.918.3--------
$650 to $1,4991,08936.029.0--------
$1,500 to $2,44942213.922.2--------
$2,500 or more 1775.820.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned1,58447.830.71,68252.133.0-98
Purchasing77723.433.573322.734.5+44
Renting49014.827.551916.125.9-29
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house3,87793.272.13,83492.775.8+43
Medium house832.019.4952.318.1-12
High density00.07.400.05.30

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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