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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.

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

Key statistics of local residents
Nillumbik Shire20112006Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents60,345100.0100.059,787100.0100.0+558
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years12,56520.818.713,39822.419.3-833
15 - 24 years9,20015.213.59,31715.613.7-117
25 - 54 years24,62240.842.325,99643.542.6-1,374
55 - 64 Years8,18113.611.46,81511.410.8+1,366
65 years and over5,7779.614.24,2577.113.7+1,520
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school5,8219.67.76,16010.38.1-339
Secondary school5,3538.96.55,5939.46.8-240
Overseas born--------------
Total overseas born8,97814.926.28,47814.223.7+500
Non-English speaking backgrounds4,3347.219.54,1697.017.3+165
Speaks another language and English well or very well4,6447.76.74,3097.26.5+335
Bachelor or higher degree11,87824.920.89,98221.517.2+1,896
Certificate level8,90418.616.48,40818.115.3+496
No qualification18,62039.043.919,35141.747.5-731
Household income--------------
Nil to $5992,08310.721.3--------
$600 to $1,2493,48417.924.5--------
$1,250 to $1,999 3,68618.918.8--------
$2,000 or more 8,01941.224.8--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house19,84794.575.818,86093.876.2+987
Medium house1,1005.218.11,1555.718.3-55
High density140.15.3260.14.6-12

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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