Carlton

Carlton is a mostly residential locality, with characteristics features of a high proportion of open space (40% of floorspace) and of employment in education and training (24% of all jobs). Job growth saw modest declines between 2002 and 2015 (around 7%) and total floorspace increased by 10%. The relocation of the Royal Women’s Hospital to Parkville shows in the decline in health care employment over the same period.

Headline Statistics

17,300

Local Jobs

1122

Establishments

$370

Median Rental Price

Combined data for Carlton-Parkville. Source: Department of Human Services, Victoria (DHS).

Floor Space in Carlton

The pie chart below provides a breakdown of floor space (both occupied and unoccupied) in Carlton at 2018.

The chart below shows the change in floor space (both occupied and unoccupied) in Carlton between 2002 and 2018.

Detailed Data Tables

The table below provides further detail regarding the mix of floor space in Carlton.

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Category Floor Space (Sqm)
Educational/ Research 270,610
Performances, Conferences, Ceremonies 18,226
Entertainment/ Recreation 125,425
Accommodation 1,037,623
Storage/Wholesale 19,561
Manufacturing 8,416
Hospital/ Clinic 37,289
Parking 307,806
Retail 65,699
Transport 0
Community use 8,970
Open space 1,482,403
Public display areas 47,122
Office 274,516
Equipment installation 18,834

The table below provides detail regarding the quantity of floor space by year ( 2002- 2018) in Carlton.

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Year Floor Space (Sqm)
2002 3,046,897
2004 3,145,723
2006 3,156,827
2008 3,237,152
2010 3,310,618
2012 3,341,412
2014 3,492,697
2016 3,570,483
2018 3,722,474
Industries by Employment ( 2018)
The graph below shows the industries located in Carlton, ordered by the number of jobs in each industry at 2018.
Change in Local Jobs (2002 to 2018)
The graph below details the number of employees in Carlton over time. The graph provides an insight into how industry has grown or declined in the local area over the last decade.
Detailed Data Table

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Industry Name 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018
Other Services 1458 1782 1880 2227 2325 2305 1680 1464 1453
Arts and Recreation Services 589 772 696 784 781 836 879 877 802
Health Care and Social Assistance 3319 3960 4199 2118 1752 1910 2117 2541 3079
Education and Training 2336 2572 3399 3624 4155 4003 4249 3758 4100
Public Administration and Safety 438 483 541 559 1269 1308 1244 1128 1229
Administrative and Support Services 318 381 283 255 284 282 283 256 152
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services 1473 1987 3048 2479 2213 1441 1218 1511 1678
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services 108 171 103 75 104 116 129 127 247
Financial and Insurance Services 672 724 596 438 417 437 531 431 358
Information Media and Telecommunications 805 886 420 361 333 359 278 385 531
Transport, Postal and Warehousing 58 30 39 34 25 26 21 18 14
Accommodation and Food Services 1676 1886 2051 2216 2234 2190 2190 2457 2292
Retail Trade 1429 1211 1099 1006 988 914 913 748 752
Wholesale Trade 444 486 251 499 484 382 332 311 227
Construction 346 198 231 221 273 274 169 120 204
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Manufacturing 220 195 195 174 155 143 210 169 182
Mining 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing 0 0 0 35 35 37 21 21 0

Carlton Residential Rental Market

Residential Rental Prices (Per Week)

The chart below shows the median rental price for all dwellings in Carlton from June 2009.

The green band shows the price range of the middle 50% of rental properties in the area (also referred to as the interquartile range of rental prices). It provides an indication of the spread of rental prices in Carlton.

Residential Rental Volumes

The chart below shows the number of new leases that commenced in Carlton annually.

Detailed Data Table

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Period Year Median Price Rental Volume (Commencing Leases)
March 2008 290 2285
June 2008 290 3256
September 2008 290 3396
December 2008 290 3465
March 2009 310 4246
June 2009 317 3276
September 2009 320 3465
December 2009 323 3484
March 2010 340 3281
June 2010 340 3251
September 2010 340 3128
December 2010 340 3076
March 2011 340 3136
June 2011 340 3219
September 2011 340 3360
December 2011 340 3428
March 2012 340 3780
June 2012 340 3714
September 2012 340 3757
December 2012 340 3850
March 2013 346 3820
June 2013 346 3815
September 2013 346 3811
December 2013 350 3743
March 2014 355 3978
June 2014 351 4131
September 2014 350 4367
December 2014 351 4491
March 2015 351 4613
June 2015 360 4783
September 2015 380 4779
December 2015 370 5041
March 2016 370 5332
June 2016 370 5167
September 2016 370 5124