Bass Coast ShireCommunity profile

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Bass Coast Shire

Additional areas

Bass Coast Shire has a total population of 29,616 and 24,182 dwellings in 2011.

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 2011 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

Bass Coast Shire summary profile, 2011
NameNumber%Regional VIC %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population29,616100.0100.0
Australian citizens26,20888.590.9
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)20,75570.169.3
Indigenous population2100.71.5
Speaks language other than English at home1,4154.85.3
Needs assistance due to age or disability1,7886.05.7
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)1,7696.06.3
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)2,3077.88.8
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)1,9596.68.4
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)1,7175.88.1
Young workforce (25 to 34)2,7889.410.5
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)5,50818.619.8
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)4,16714.114.0
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)4,63315.611.9
Seniors (70 to 84)3,91413.210.0
Frail aged (85 and over)8452.92.3
Total Population29,616100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children2,74921.126.9
Couples without children3,78829.127.8
One parent families1,1348.710.5
Lone person households3,73328.726.8
Group households3762.92.9
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)13,029100.0100.0
Christian religions16,83156.862.7
Non Christian religions5131.72.0
No Religion8,90930.125.4
Not stated3,08610.49.0
Total persons (inc. non-classifiable)29,616100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school2,5138.59.7
Attending secondary school1,5795.36.9
Attending university or TAFE institution8542.94.6
Total persons (including those not attending)29,616100.0100.0
Labour Force----0.0
Total labour force12,74651.958.2
Not in the labour force10,21541.636.8
Total persons aged 15+ (inc. Not Stated)24,570100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses21,77790.387.8
Medium and high density2,0798.610.7
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)2561.11.5
Occupied private dwellings13,02853.983.3
Unoccupied Dwellings11,10345.916.3
Non private dwellings510.20.4
Total dwellings24,182100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)13,031100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $600 (low)3,77130.027.2
$600 to $1,249 (lower middle)3,54628.228.4
$1,250 to $1,999 (upper middle)1,92415.317.7
$2,000 or more (high)2,00115.915.9
Incomes not stated1,31710.510.7
Total households12,559100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Broadband connection7,33256.360.9
Dial-up connection5654.33.6
Other connection6294.83.9
No connection3,53827.225.3
Not stated9657.46.4
Total households13,029100.0100.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011.
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