Statistics

The Economic Development Department can provide further information on the Greater Shepparton area but here are some basic statistics for the region. The information is based on data from the 2011 Census, unless otherwise stated.

Area
242,136 km2
Population
65,593 as of ABS ERP 2017
Population growth
+ 517 persons or + 0.79% since 2016 (Source)
Median age
39 (Source)
Median individual income
$588 per week (Source)
Median household income
$1,163 per week (Source)
Median mortgage repayment
$1,300 per month (Source)
Median rent
$220 per week (Source)
Unemployment rate
6.4% (Source)
  • Total number of overseas born in Greater Shepparton is 14.8%. The top five countries of birth outside of Australia are: (Source)
    • India: 1.9%
    • United Kingdom: 1.7%
    • Italy: 1.3%
    • Afghanistan: 1.2%
    • New Zealand: 1.1%
  • In the City of Greater Shepparton, 15% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2016. The top five are: (Source)
    • Italian: 2.1%
    • Arabic: 1.9%
    • Persian/Dari: 1.7%
    • Punjabi: 1.4%
    • Turkish: 0.8%
  • 3.4% have identified as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander in the 2016 Census (Source)
  • 39.8% of the population aged 15 and over held educational qualifications, and 47.2% had no qualifications (Source)
  • 62% of households were purchasing or fully owned their home, 21.9% were renting privately, and 4.3% were in social housing in 2016. (Source)
  • 20.6% of the population reported doing some form of voluntary work in 2016. (Source)
  • 72% of households have internet connection (Source)
  • The top 5 industries of occupation are: (Source)
    • Health Care and Social Assistance: (4,742 people or 15.0%)
    • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: (3,522 people or 11.1%)
    • Retail Trade: (3,361 people or 10.6%)
    • Manufacturing: (3,079 people or 9.7%)
    • Construction: (2,606 people of 8.2%)
  • The top 5 occupations are: (Source)
    • Managers: 14.5%
    • Professionals: 17.1 %
    • Technicians and Trades Workers: 13.7%
    • Community and Personal Service Workers: 10.5%
    • Clerical and Administrative Workers: 11.8%

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Snapshot profiles

Snapshot profiles offer a quick overview of a towns demographic, similar to the basic statistics above.

Basic Community Profiles

The following Basic Community Profiles have been compiled by the Australian Bureau of Statistics to show key Census characteristics of persons, families and dwellings. They comprise 46 tables of data collected from the 2011 Census of Population and Housing.