Demographic and Economic Profiles

Community Profile

Using the Australian Bureau of Statistics Census of Population Housing data, the Community Profile helps us to understand the population and household characteristics of Yarra, how these are changing and how Yarra and its neighbourhoods compare to other areas local governments, Greater Melbourne and Victoria. Data is communicated through charts, tables and helpful commentary, all of which can be easily downloaded.

Population Forecasts

Population forecasts give an estimate of how Yarra might look in the future, based on the current population and housing patterns and planned construction. The information can be useful in planning of services, businesses or general interest.

According to 2011 Census, the population of Yarra was 74,092 and the Australian Bureau of Statistics has estimated the 2015 residential population of Yarra at 89,151.

Economic Profile

The Economic Profile  provides an interactive profile of the Yarra economy. This easy to use site presents an overview of workforce characteristics, industry contributions, the role of tourism and trends in the local economy. Data is displayed through graphs, tables and interactive maps accompanied by accessible explanations and commentary.

Further information

Malcolm McCall
Coordinator Social Policy and Research
9205 5001

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