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City of Monash

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the City of Monash's resident population, including neighbourhood profiles, can be found in the Community Profile.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

Key statistics of local residents
City of Monash20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents182,618100.0100.0169,275100.0100.0+13,343
Males89,72249.149.183,61449.449.2+6,108
Females92,89050.950.985,66150.650.8+7,229
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years28,89415.818.226,33615.618.7+2,558
15 - 24 years30,25216.613.027,23716.113.5+3,015
25 - 54 years73,70740.441.868,24440.342.3+5,463
55 - 64 Years18,36510.111.418,30210.811.4+63
65 years and over31,38017.215.629,15617.214.2+2,224
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school13,0787.27.911,1976.67.7+1,881
Secondary school11,1886.16.110,6206.36.5+568
TAFE3,3711.81.73,8852.32.2-514
University21,25411.65.515,3969.14.6+5,858
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born89,34448.928.375,66644.726.2+13,678
Speaks language other than English at home91,42550.125.975,15844.423.0+16,267
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all15,2548.44.511,5896.84.0+3,665
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree53,43734.824.342,90330.020.8+10,534
Advanced Diploma or Diploma14,3709.39.214,1649.98.4+206
Certificate level16,03910.416.915,82111.116.4+218
No qualification57,48137.439.657,02239.943.9+459
Household income--------------
Nill to $64911,59918.518.3--------
$650 to $1,49916,58026.429.0--------
$1,500 to $2,44913,51921.522.2--------
$2,500 or more 14,90823.720.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned23,88436.830.724,89240.633.0-1,008
Purchasing18,20528.033.517,47428.534.5+731
Renting18,59928.627.515,41325.125.9+3,186
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house49,98470.972.150,62777.375.8-643
Medium house17,53424.919.413,75921.018.1+3,775
High density2,6683.87.49441.45.3+1,724

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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