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City of Maroondah

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the City of Maroondah'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 Maroondah20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents110,376100.0100.0103,837100.0100.0+6,539
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years20,60018.718.219,49218.818.7+1,108
15 - 24 years13,30012.113.013,40312.913.5-103
25 - 54 years46,06141.741.843,66242.042.3+2,399
55 - 64 Years12,71811.511.411,90811.511.4+810
65 years and over17,70216.015.615,37214.814.2+2,330
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school8,9908.17.98,2678.07.7+723
Secondary school7,1326.56.16,9026.66.5+230
Total overseas born25,54523.128.321,78721.026.2+3,758
Speaks language other than English at home18,65116.925.913,07212.623.0+5,579
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all4,0753.74.52,4492.44.0+1,626
Bachelor or higher degree21,72624.224.316,64719.720.8+5,079
Advanced Diploma or Diploma9,66910.89.28,3179.98.4+1,352
Certificate level17,16819.116.916,15519.216.4+1,013
No qualification34,29738.239.635,88042.543.9-1,583
Household income--------------
Nill to $6496,42716.018.3--------
$650 to $1,49911,39228.429.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4499,63624.022.2--------
$2,500 or more 9,01122.420.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house38,87987.572.132,04776.675.8+6,832
Medium house4,73510.719.49,36322.418.1-4,628
High density6421.47.43500.85.3+292

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

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