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Economic and demographic data

There are many resources available with information about Mitchell Shire’s community, population, demography and economy. These resources can be used to support projects, business cases and reports for investors, businesses, and others who have an interest in Mitchell Shire.

Mitchell Shire economic and investment profile

Mitchell Shire is Victoria's fastest growing municipality. The location and accessibility of the shire provides valuable opportunities and advantages for businesses looking to invest.

The rapidly growing town of Wallan is located less than an hour from Melbourne via train from Southern Cross Station or car via the Hume Freeway. Mitchell Shire is also close to Melbourne International Airport (as little as 30 minutes) and is highly accessible from other key Victorian regions including Bendigo, Shepparton, Echuca, Benalla, Wangaratta and Albury Wodonga.

To view detailed economic data about Mitchell Shire’s economy including industry specific information, workforce and economic trends, visit REMPLAN’s Economy, Jobs and Business Insights page. You can also download the Mitchell Shire Council Economic & Investment Profile below.

Tourism and visitor economy

This research report provides a detailed overview of the profile of tourism and the visitors economy in Mitchell Shire. It includes analysis of visitors to the shire, the tourism industry, key product areas and events.

Rural economy profile

This report provides an overview of Mitchell Shire’s rural economy and rural land uses outside of the main settlements.

Economic and demographic data

.id has many resources available on the demographic profile and population statistics for Mitchell Shire and its communities. We have provided direct links to the relevant information pages below.

Community profile

Demographic analysis for the shire based on results from the 2016, 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 Censuses of Population and Housing. The profile is updated with population estimates when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases new figures. Go to Community Profile.

Social Atlas

An interactive map of the shire with demographic data. Go to Social Atlas.

Population forecast

Drivers of change in the community and how the population, age structure and household types will change each year between 2011 and 2031. Go to Population Forecast.

Economic profile

The information presented here is derived from official sources of information (Australian Bureau of Statistics) as well as Australia's leading economic modellers, NIEIR. The latest data from each series is always presented in this site. Go to Economic Profile.

This page was last updated on 17 February 2021.