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Southern Grampians Shire

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about Southern Grampians 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
Southern Grampians Shire20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents15,944100.0100.016,352100.0100.0-408
Males7,75948.649.18,01449.049.2-255
Females8,17851.350.98,33851.050.8-160
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years2,74917.218.23,04818.618.7-299
15 - 24 years1,73810.913.01,93511.813.5-197
25 - 54 years5,29433.241.85,75335.242.3-459
55 - 64 Years2,42415.211.42,35414.411.4+70
65 years and over3,73923.415.63,26219.914.2+477
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school1,2407.87.91,3228.17.7-82
Secondary school1,0756.76.11,2647.76.5-189
TAFE2241.41.73392.12.2-115
University1831.15.52181.34.6-35
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born1,1797.428.31,1867.326.2-7
Speaks language other than English at home4222.625.93412.123.0+81
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all550.34.5320.24.0+23
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree1,76813.424.31,58011.920.8+188
Advanced Diploma or Diploma1,0778.29.29437.18.4+134
Certificate level2,95622.416.92,69920.316.4+257
No qualification5,90044.739.66,74050.643.9-840
Household income--------------
Nill to $6491,58724.718.3--------
$650 to $1,4992,27135.329.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4491,20018.722.2--------
$2,500 or more 65010.120.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned2,86443.030.73,03244.733.0-168
Purchasing1,86027.933.51,81826.834.5+42
Renting1,40921.227.51,53222.625.9-123
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house7,36992.572.17,25892.175.8+111
Medium house4305.419.45036.418.1-73
High density00.07.400.05.30

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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