About the profile areas
The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Derrimut is 8,760, with a population density of 6.86 persons per hectare.
Location and boundaries
Derrimut is bounded by Foleys Road in the north, the Western Ring Road in the east, Boundary Road in the south and Robinsons Road in the west.
Derrimut is named after an Aboriginal elder.
2016 ABS ERP
hectares (13 Km2)
persons per hectare
Development of the area dates from 2003 when subdivision commenced on the Brimbank Gardens estate. The population increased rapidly between the 2001 and 2011 Censuses as large numbers of new dwellings were added to the area.
Derrimut is a recent residential and industrial area.
Major features of the area include Derrimut Village Shopping Centre, Sunshine Golf Club, Mount Derrimut Nature Conservation Reserve (Mount Derrimut Grasslands), Gilbertsons Grassland Conservation Reserve, Balmoral Park, Gilbertson's Industrial Estate and West Park Industrial Estate.