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Knox Community Demographics

Here are some interesting facts and figures about the Knox community. Did you know that the City of Knox has:

  • 155,500+ residents (June 2013)
  • 41,000+ residents born overseas
  • 20% of residents from non-English speaking backgrounds
  • 15,500+ families with children under 15 years old
  • Nearly 28,000 children under 15 years old
  • 25%+ of residents aged 55 years and older
  • 28% of working residents work in Knox
  • 114 square kilometres of area

The links below provide access to a wide variety of data on the Knox community. The data is presented in easy to use tables, charts and commentary and is designed to assist community groups, Council, investors, business, students and the general public to become more informed about the community.

Community Profile Community Profile
Population characteristics of your community; how they have changed over time and how they compare to other areas. The profile presents data from 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Census of Population and Housing for the local government area, and for smaller areas within it (e.g. suburbs). It answers the majority of frequently asked socio-demographic questions.
Social Atlas Social Atlas
Presents key socio-demographic characteristics for the area in a series of interactive maps. Based on data from the 2011 Census of Population and Housing (Australian Bureau of Statistics), each map is prepared using the finest level of detail to help identify spatial patterns and trends in the area.
Population Forecast Population Forecasts
Outlines the drivers of population change and forecasts how population, age structure and household types will change across your Local Government Area and suburbs.
Community Profile About the Knox Economy
Presents a snapshot of the Knox economy including an overview of workforce characteristics, industry contributions and trends in the local economy. Data is displayed via graphs, tables and interactive maps together with easy to understand explanations and commentary. For more information on the Economic Profile of Knox, contact Economic Development on 9298 8000.
Population Blog Population Blog
For anyone interested in following a regularly updated commentary on population change across Australia, including trends, case studies and the latest population figures, visit this blog by .id the population experts.

For more information

Please contact Council's Social Researcher, Social Policy and Planning Team on 9298 8000.

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