More about City of Melton demographics

City of Melton Community Profile
The City of Melton Community profile enables you to analyse the population characteristics of your community, understand how they have changed over time and how they compare to other areas.

The profile presents data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Census of Population and Housing in 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 for the local government area, and for smaller areas within (e.g. suburbs).

This data is presented in easy to use tables, charts and commentary covering a wide range of Census questions.

City of Melton Community Atlas
The City of Melton Community Atlas presents key socio-demographic characteristics for the area as interactive maps.

Based on data from the 2011 Census of Population and Housing (ABS), each map is prepared using Census Collector Districts providing the finest level of detail to help identify spatial patterns and trends in the area.

City of Melton population forecasts
The City of Melton population forecasts outline the drivers of population change and forecast how population, age structure and household types will change across the local government area over the period 2011 to 2031.

This data is presented in easy to use tables, charts and commentary and is designed to inform community groups, Council, investors, business, students and the general public.

City of Melton economic profile 
The City of Melton economic profile presents economic information that enables you to describe the area's role within the broader economy, explore options for economic development and promote the area's strengths. The information presented here is derived from official sources of information (Australian Bureau of Statistics) as well as Australia's leading economic modellers (NIEIR). The latest data from each series is always presented in this site, including the key statistics:

  • Gross Regional Product
  • Number of employed residents
  • Number of local jobs
  • Number of local business
  • Largest industry by employment

This data is presented in easy to use tables, charts and commentary and is designed to inform community groups, Council, investors, business, students and the general public.

For more information, contact our Community Planning unit on 9747 7200.