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Who we are — the data

These reports look at our community, population, demographics and economic profile and are designed to inform community groups, investors, business, students and the general public.

Mitchell Shire Council Economic Profile

The Mitchell Shire economic profile presents economic information that describes the area's role within the broader economy, explore options for economic development and promote the area's strengths. 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.

Mitchell Shire Council Community Profile

The Mitchell Shire Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the City and its suburbs 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.

Mitchell Shire Council Population Forecasts

The Mitchell Shire 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 2031.

The forecasts are designed to provide community groups, Council, investors, business, students and the general public with knowledge to make confident decisions about the future.

Mitchell Shire Council Social Atlas

Demographic change across Australia is recorded by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) in the Census collections every 5 years, population experts (i.d), analyse and convert these raw figures into stories of place to inform council staff, community groups, investors, business, students and the general public.

The Mitchell Shire 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 Mitchell Shire. 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.

This page was last updated on 2 July 2019.