Demographics, Statistics and Forecasts

Take a look at the City of Melville’s statistics and forecasts for population, demographics, economics and household profiles.

These statistics are provided by, an independent organisation that provides data for councils across Australia and New Zealand.

This information helps inform community groups, Council, investors, business, students and more.

  • The City of Melville Community Profile includes results from the 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 Censuses of Population and Housing.
  • The City of Melville Community Atlas includes key socio-demographic characteristics presented as interactive maps. Based on data from the 2011 Census of Population and Housing (Australian Bureau of Statistics), each map is prepared using Census Collector Districts providing the finest level of detail to help identify spatial patterns and trends in the area.
  • The City of Melville Economic Profile is regularly updated as new economic data is released. NIEIR (National Institute of Economic and Industry Research) have released their 2010-11 economic data for local government areas.
  • The City of Melville Population Forecast provides information about likely changes to demographics over the next few years, based on changes and scrutiny of urban development drivers.