Nillumbik Shire

Market characteristics

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

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

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current benchmark:
Market characteristics
Nillumbik Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2016 - 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents61,273100.0100.060,345100.0100.0+928
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years12,06519.718.212,56520.818.7-500
15 - 24 years8,56314.013.09,20015.213.5-637
25 - 54 years23,73438.741.824,62240.842.3-888
55 - 64 Years8,88214.511.48,18113.611.4+701
65 years and over8,03913.115.65,7779.614.2+2,262
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school5,8509.57.95,8219.67.7+29
Secondary school5,1298.46.15,3538.96.5-224
Total overseas born9,52715.528.38,97814.926.2+549
Speaks language other than English at home5,5929.125.94,8728.123.0+720
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all4590.74.53610.64.0+98
Bachelor or higher degree13,97828.424.311,87824.920.8+2,100
Advanced Diploma or Diploma5,38310.99.25,04610.68.4+337
Certificate level9,33319.016.98,90418.616.4+429
No qualification17,18734.939.618,62039.043.9-1,433
Household income--------------
Nill to $6491,9709.918.3--------
$650 to $1,4994,13420.829.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4494,65523.422.2--------
$2,500 or more 6,88234.720.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house20,23593.072.119,84794.575.8+388
Medium house1,3986.419.41,1005.218.1+298
High density250.17.4140.15.3+11

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

Nillumbik Shire

economic profile