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Maribyrnong City

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about Maribyrnong 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
Maribyrnong City20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents82,288100.0100.071,634100.0100.0+10,654
Males41,40550.349.136,39350.849.2+5,012
Females40,88349.750.935,24149.250.8+5,642
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years13,19316.018.211,86716.618.7+1,326
15 - 24 years10,89313.213.09,70113.513.5+1,192
25 - 54 years42,96352.241.836,90951.542.3+6,054
55 - 64 Years7,2428.811.45,9028.211.4+1,340
65 years and over8,0049.715.67,25510.114.2+749
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school5,0596.17.94,1205.87.7+939
Secondary school3,4744.26.13,0854.36.5+389
TAFE1,7612.11.71,9122.72.2-151
University7,4399.05.55,2157.34.6+2,224
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born32,92840.028.328,38939.626.2+4,539
Speaks language other than English at home34,34041.725.930,62342.723.0+3,717
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all7,5769.24.57,1049.94.0+472
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree23,46534.024.316,84828.220.8+6,617
Advanced Diploma or Diploma6,1438.99.24,9958.48.4+1,148
Certificate level7,62611.016.96,65011.116.4+976
No qualification24,93436.139.623,84839.943.9+1,086
Household income--------------
Nill to $6495,58218.118.3--------
$650 to $1,4998,14226.429.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4496,97522.622.2--------
$2,500 or more 7,39923.920.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned6,55220.030.76,57223.033.0-20
Purchasing9,45128.933.58,57230.134.5+879
Renting13,75742.027.510,65037.325.9+3,107
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house17,73549.772.118,75760.475.8-1,022
Medium house12,61135.319.49,53330.718.1+3,078
High density4,85813.67.42,5428.25.3+2,316

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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