City of Stonnington

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the City of Stonnington'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
City of Stonnington20162011Change
NameNumber%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2016 - 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents103,832100.0100.093,145100.0100.0+10,687
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years12,86012.418.212,18213.118.7+678
15 - 24 years14,24113.713.012,76913.713.5+1,472
25 - 54 years50,94749.141.844,94648.342.3+6,001
55 - 64 Years9,9859.611.49,77710.511.4+208
65 years and over15,77315.215.613,47114.514.2+2,302
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school5,6355.47.95,2085.67.7+427
Secondary school4,6224.56.14,1304.46.5+492
Total overseas born32,58031.428.327,33129.326.2+5,249
Speaks language other than English at home24,01723.125.919,82021.323.0+4,197
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all3,2913.24.52,7002.94.0+591
Bachelor or higher degree42,83747.124.335,00143.220.8+7,836
Advanced Diploma or Diploma8,2609.19.27,9469.88.4+314
Certificate level6,9637.716.96,0207.416.4+943
No qualification23,59825.939.623,22028.743.9+378
Household income--------------
Nill to $6496,39514.418.3--------
$650 to $1,4999,19620.729.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4499,74121.922.2--------
$2,500 or more 14,54532.820.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house13,86025.672.116,57735.375.8-2,717
Medium house18,29133.819.415,81633.618.1+2,475
High density21,46439.77.414,40530.65.3+7,059

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,

City of Stonnington

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