Mansfield Shire

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about Mansfield Shire'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
Mansfield Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2016 - 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents8,584100.0100.07,893100.0100.0+691
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,53817.918.21,46518.618.7+73
15 - 24 years7989.313.084410.713.5-46
25 - 54 years2,75832.141.82,78435.342.3-26
55 - 64 Years1,42816.611.41,31916.711.4+109
65 years and over2,06224.015.61,48118.814.2+581
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school6848.07.95196.67.7+165
Secondary school6207.26.17389.46.5-118
Total overseas born94611.028.392611.726.2+20
Speaks language other than English at home3343.925.93244.123.0+10
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all410.54.5280.44.0+13
Bachelor or higher degree1,05515.024.384713.220.8+208
Advanced Diploma or Diploma6469.29.25648.88.4+82
Certificate level1,77725.216.91,51823.616.4+259
No qualification2,68438.139.62,84944.343.9-165
Household income--------------
Nill to $64978923.618.3--------
$650 to $1,4991,17035.029.0--------
$1,500 to $2,44960618.122.2--------
$2,500 or more 36410.920.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house5,57994.372.15,08192.475.8+498
Medium house1402.419.43165.718.1-176
High density220.47.40--5.3+22

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,

Mansfield Shire Council

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