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Mitchell Shire

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about Mitchell 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
Mitchell Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents40,918100.0100.034,637100.0100.0+6,281
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years8,47520.718.27,61622.018.7+859
15 - 24 years5,36713.113.04,74513.713.5+622
25 - 54 years16,20639.641.814,04040.542.3+2,166
55 - 64 Years5,05812.411.44,13912.011.4+919
65 years and over5,81814.215.64,09711.814.2+1,721
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school3,5858.87.93,2299.37.7+356
Secondary school2,8997.16.12,7437.96.5+156
Total overseas born4,71011.528.33,80811.026.2+902
Speaks language other than English at home2,9217.125.91,9465.623.0+975
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all3800.94.52120.64.0+168
Bachelor or higher degree3,44010.624.32,6209.720.8+820
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2,8218.79.21,8236.78.4+998
Certificate level7,99024.616.96,12022.716.4+1,870
No qualification14,09143.439.613,44949.843.9+642
Household income--------------
Nill to $6492,31716.718.3--------
$650 to $1,4994,34431.329.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4493,38324.422.2--------
$2,500 or more 2,27016.420.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house14,98192.072.112,51090.675.8+2,471
Medium house1,0416.419.41,0937.918.1-52
High density00.07.440.05.3-4

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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