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City of Monash

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the Monash'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 Monash20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents182,618100.0100.0169,275100.0100.0+13,343
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
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
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--------------
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 (informed decisions).

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