The City of Port Phillip has a diverse community with an estimated resident population in 2016 of 108,558 people (ABS, ERP, 2016).
Approximately half (51.2 per cent) of the population are between 25 and 49 years of age. A higher than average proportion of residents rent their home (49.2 per cent) and almost one third were born overseas (31.4 per cent).
The City of Port Phillip community profile is based on the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Census of Population and Housing, 2016.
The Community Profile provides valuable information to inform Council, local community groups, businesses, investors, students and the general public about population trends and demographics in Port Phillip. Data is available for the city as a whole and for each of the municipality's suburbs and neighbourhoods.
The profile presents Census data in simple, clear tables and charts with concise, factual commentary.
The social atlas is a suite of interactive maps of key socio-demographic characteristics for Port Phillip, based on Census data. Each map shows the distribution of target populations to identify spatial patterns and trends.
Population and household forecasts
The Port Phillip population and household forecasts are designed to provide insight into local community characteristics and how they are likely to change into the future. It outlines the drivers of population change and forecasts how population, age structure and household types will change over time.
The data is available from 2016 to 2041 and is broken down into the neighbourhoods.
The Port Phillip economic profile presents information around population, jobs, local businesses and industries, and employment. The information can be explored within the City's broader sense as well as for each neighbourhood.
The information presented is derived from official sources of information such as the Australian Bureau of Statistics, as well as Australia's leading economic modellers, NIEIR. The latest data from each series is always presented on this site.
Detailed information on Port Phillip’s population and health is available below.