Local Government and Economic Development

Tabled: 8 March 2018

Appendix B. Growth in population and gross regional product—Victorian councils

Figure B1
Victorian councils' population and GRP growth

Council

Population growth 2007–16 (%)

GRP growth 2007–16 (%)

GRP tracking with population growth

Alpine

1.82

-15.20

No

Ararat

3.03

9.87

Yes

Ballarat

17.78

16.39

No

Banyule

6.98

15.46

Yes

Bass Coast

21.56

45.63

Yes

Baw Baw

27.28

25.07

No

Bayside

11.62

13.91

Yes

Benalla

1.16

-4.52

No

Boroondara

9.95

22.17

Yes

Brimbank

16.24

23.09

Yes

Buloke

-9.20

-11.17

No

Campaspe

1.10

-4.69

No

Cardinia

61.72

43.81

No

Casey

37.21

35.15

No

Central Goldfields

4.34

-2.14

No

Colac-Otway

3.25

-1.02

No

Corangamite

-3.50

-15.36

No

Darebin

15.05

14.95

No

East Gippsland

10.88

-0.06

No

Frankston

14.18

21.04

Yes

Gannawarra

-5.75

-10.02

No

Glen Eira

14.16

19.68

Yes

Glenelg

-1.54

-11.69

No

Golden Plains

28.83

22.81

No

Greater Bendigo

16.32

19.79

Yes

Greater Dandenong

21.14

22.79

Yes

Greater Geelong

17.08

13.75

No

Greater Shepparton

9.91

2.72

No

Hepburn

11.03

13.51

Yes

Hindmarsh

-5.58

-5.71

No

Hobsons Bay

10.11

9.56

No

Horsham

4.76

14.46

Yes

Hume

31.94

38.33

Yes

Indigo

6.57

0.62

No

Kingston

13.19

-1.69

No

Knox

6.16

11.47

Yes

Latrobe

4.62

-10.80

No

Loddon

-4.16

-10.93

No

Macedon Ranges

19.08

15.38

No

Manningham

7.08

20.92

Yes

Mansfield

15.27

5.01

No

Maribyrnong

29.10

36.92

Yes

Maroondah

12.14

24.24

Yes

Melbourne

73.42

42.84

No

Melton

64.45

69.96

Yes

Mildura

7.29

-10.61

No

Mitchell

32.04

26.43

No

Moira

5.79

-5.04

No

Monash

14.01

21.69

Yes

Moonee Valley

15.23

7.03

No

Moorabool

23.56

31.55

Yes

Moreland

19.76

20.94

Yes

Mornington Peninsula

13.49

11.25

No

Mount Alexander

8.91

1.95

No

Moyne

6.03

16.91

Yes

Murrindindi

2.21

5.77

Yes

Nillumbik

3.92

6.26

Yes

Northern Grampians

-4.28

8.94

Yes

Port Phillip

18.66

3.38

No

Pyrenees

9.79

-8.68

No

Queenscliffe

-5.74

-4.07

Yes

South Gippsland

9.81

2.78

No

Southern Grampians

-4.79

-6.42

No

Stonnington

17.20

13.17

No

Strathbogie

8.29

-4.83

No

Surf Coast

31.60

10.60

No

Swan Hill

-0.32

-12.02

No

Towong

-1.44

-1.67

No

Wangaratta

6.28

-3.16

No

Warrnambool

9.13

6.45

No

Wellington

6.28

-8.50

No

West Wimmera

-12.83

-12.04

Yes

Whitehorse

12.51

25.32

Yes

Whittlesea

56.37

39.40

No

Wodonga

17.75

15.62

No

Wyndham

84.27

55.21

No

Yarra

25.70

21.03

No

Yarra Ranges

7.49

4.27

No

Yarriambiack

-10.22

-3.54

Yes

Note: The audited councils are highlighted in blue.

Source: VAGO, based on Australian Bureau of Statistics and RDV data.

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