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Rural City of Wangaratta

Market characteristics

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

More detailed information about the Rural City of Wangaratta'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
Rural City of Wangaratta20162011Change
NameNumber%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents28,310100.0100.026,816100.0100.0+1,494
Males13,65148.249.112,98748.449.2+664
Females14,66551.850.913,82951.650.8+836
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years5,10918.018.25,06918.918.7+40
15 - 24 years2,94110.413.02,98311.113.5-42
25 - 54 years9,80134.641.89,90937.042.3-108
55 - 64 Years4,09214.511.43,68813.811.4+404
65 years and over6,38222.515.65,16719.314.2+1,215
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school2,2948.17.92,2338.37.7+61
Secondary school1,8126.46.11,8867.06.5-74
TAFE4571.61.76802.52.2-223
University4761.75.54101.54.6+66
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born2,2778.028.32,1418.026.2+136
Speaks language other than English at home1,2994.625.91,2344.623.0+65
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all1840.74.51750.74.0+9
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree3,28014.124.32,67012.320.8+610
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2,1479.39.21,6887.88.4+459
Certificate level5,20422.416.94,63921.316.4+565
No qualification9,72341.939.610,52748.443.9-804
Household income--------------
Nill to $6492,56323.118.3--------
$650 to $1,4993,98535.929.0--------
$1,500 to $2,4492,14819.322.2--------
$2,500 or more 1,22411.020.2--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned4,42538.030.74,29039.233.0+135
Purchasing3,59030.833.53,62333.134.5-33
Renting2,57522.127.52,44522.325.9+130
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house11,30486.772.110,84487.575.8+460
Medium house1,51911.619.41,35711.018.1+162
High density40.07.400.05.3+4

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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