Bass Coast ShireCommunity profile

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Bass Coast Shire

Additional areas

Bass Coast Shire has a total population of 32,804 and 25,816 dwellings in 2016.

Additional areas are summary profiles that present a sub-set of socio-demographic information and are designed for areas which have too small a population for detailed profiling.

Please note that these are summary tables that include selected statistics drawn from the 2016 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

Bass Coast Shire summary profile, 2016
NameNumber%Regional VIC %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population32,804100.0100.0
Australian citizens28,90488.188.2
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)22,99770.168.1
Indigenous population3000.91.6
Needs assistance due to age or disability2,1536.66.0
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)1,6695.15.8
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)2,6258.08.7
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)2,0896.47.4
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)1,6775.17.9
Young workforce (25 to 34)2,8828.810.9
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)5,38916.418.1
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)4,65814.213.9
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)5,67417.313.4
Seniors (70 to 84)5,00915.311.1
Frail aged (85 and over)1,1433.52.7
Total Population32,804100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children2,81819.625.3
Couples without children4,18329.127.1
One parent families1,3899.710.1
Lone person households4,33930.227.0
Group households3592.52.9
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)14,351100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school2,8208.69.5
Attending secondary school1,7485.36.3
Attending university or TAFE institution8642.64.2
Total persons (including those not attending)32,804100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses23,51491.287.9
Medium and high density1,8787.310.2
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)3221.21.4
Occupied private dwellings14,35155.683.6
Unoccupied Dwellings11,42344.216.1
Non private dwellings420.20.3
Total dwellings25,816100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)25,817100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $650 (low)3,81027.922.9
$650 to $1,449 (lower middle)5,05937.134.0
$1,449 to $2,499 (upper middle)2,19516.119.8
$2,500 or more (high)1,0918.012.5
Incomes not stated1,48410.910.7
Total households13,639100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Internet connection10,47873.073.5
No internet connection2,70818.918.1
Not stated1,1648.18.4
Total households14,351100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented in by .id , the population experts.