Facts and Figures

The City of Darebin Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the City and its suburbs based on results from the 2016, 2011, 2006 and 2001 Censuses of Population and Housing. The community profile is updated with population estimates when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases new figures.

  •  Visit the Darebin Community Profile for the latest statistics and information about who we are, what we do and how we live.

The Darebin Household Survey provides an accurate snapshot of the population of the City of Darebin including its characteristics, requirements and expectations of Council. This survey is conducted every 5 years, in between the ABS Census.

View the Census data on the Darebin population via maps.

The City of Darebin Social Atlas presents Census data in its most compelling form – as a series of thematic maps that show how particular population groups are distributed across the City of Darebin. There are over 90 individual maps, each representing a community of interest, such as young children, or the elderly. The maps are shaded to show where there are concentrations of these communities of interest, which enables planners to accurately assess the demand for the provision of services and facilities to target populations.

  • Visit the Darebin Social Atlas for the latest maps of our population.

View what is driving population change in the community and how the population will change between now and 2036.

The City of Darebin population and household forecasts present what is driving population change in the community and how the population, age structure and household types will change each year between 2011 and 2036.

•    Visit the Darebin Population Forecast for the latest projections of our population

View the City of Darebin's economic profile including information on the City's role within the broader economy.

The City of Darebin's economic profile presents economic related information that describes the City’s role within the broader economy, explore options for economic development and promote Darebin's strengths.

•    Visit the Darebin Economic Profile for the latest economic related statistics and information.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) conducts a census of the population of Australia every five years. The census collects data on both the personal and household characteristics of the Australian community.