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Welcome to the City of Whitehorse Community Profile

The City of Whitehorse Estimated Resident Population for 2015 is 165,557, with a population density of 25.77 persons per hectare.

The City of Whitehorse is located in Melbourne's middle eastern suburbs, between 12 and 22 kilometres east of the Melbourne CBD.

The City of Whitehorse Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the City and its suburbs based on results from the 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.

NEWS

What's new?

(21/07/2016)

To continually improve the services we provide to our clients we are implementing new features and functionality to our products. Check out the the latest updates here.

Why do we need a Census in 2016 anyway?

(20/07/2016)

Australians will be asked to complete their Census forms on Tuesday night 9th of August. While the team at .id are pretty excited about the Census (#populationnerds), we understand you may be asking, “Why do we need a Census anyway?”

Standin’ on a corner – are bypassed towns doomed to die?

(13/07/2016)

In recent years, many towns have been bypassed by highways to reduce travel time between major cities. What happens to towns when they’re bypassed by these highways? How will they change economically and demographically over time?

Spotlight on Footscray’s changing housing market

(23/06/2016)

In a rapidly growing and gentrifying area, what are the implications for community facilities? To answer this question, our consulting team took a deep dive into the changing housing market in Footscray, a rapidly changing suburb in Melbourne.

This community profile is just one of a family of demographic resources available for this area and other areas across Australia. The full suite of resources includes community profiles, population forecasts, social atlases and economic profiles. You can be confident using them for planning, research and advocacy as they are compiled and maintained with the latest data by population experts, .id. Access them online in the Demographic Resource Centre.