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Statistical Data for Victorian Communities

This page contains a range of statistical information about social, health and economic outcomes for all Victorian localities.

This data is a collaboration between the City of Greater Dandenong and the Victorian Local Government Association (VLGA). All files are in Excel format unless otherwise stated.

If you have an enquiries or require assistance with the information on this page please contact Hayden Brown on 8571 5300 or email hbrown@cgd.vic.gov.au.

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Profiles

Community profiles

Summaries of all municipalities
Summaries of all suburbs and towns
Suburbs: Detailed information by suburb and segment of the community 
Summaries of people who work in each municipality


Time series profile

Summary of demographic changes in municipalities over last 25 years


Create your own profiles

Regional Profile Builder
Small Area Profile Builder (Please note: 16MB file)
Small area working population profile builder


Indicators of health and wellbeing

Indicators of health, housing, community, education, employment, transport and safety in metropolitan municipalities.

VLGA and City of Greater Dandenong logos


Data tables

Alcohol and Other Drugs

Alcohol-related harm 
Review of decisions by VCAT about Licensed Premises

 

Asylum seekers and refugees

Asylum seekers by gender, age and birthplace


Benchmarking

Service demand estimator - based on population and service provision benchmarks
Suburb comparison - identification of similar suburbs for benchmarking purposes


Birthplaces

Profiles of cultural diversity - Statistical profiles of birthplace groups in each municipality
Birthplaces by age
Birthplaces by selected age range (quick access)
Birthplaces by age and gender
Birthplaces by suburb
Early school leaving by birthplace
Pacific Island residents: a summary
Ethnic groups in each municipality (defined by spoken language and religion)

 

Births

Births and birth rates 
Birth Trends Australia


Community strengthening

Measures of community connection and other local survey results
Volunteering by age and sex
Volunteering by birthplace
Talent and bohemian indexes


Crime

Crime rates
Violent crime: inside and outside the home
Crime index: Impact of crime on local communities
Family violence incidents
Review of family violence issues
Vehicle impoundments


Disability and carers

Disability by age
Disability by age and sex
Disability by birthplace
Disability forecasts
Disability by labor force status
Disability and lone persons
Carers by age and sex
Age adjusted rates of disability


Education

Attendance at kindergarten by 4 year olds
Australian early development Index results
Early school leaving by age and sex
Early school leaving by birthplace
Youth disengagement by birthplace
Employment and education pathways of young people 
Participation in tertiary education by young people
Post-school qualifications
Qualifications by gender and age
Employment by education level (30 - 39 year olds)


Employment


Employment and residence

Employment within the municipality by LGA of residence / employment of residents by LGA of work
Suburb of residence and place of work


English fluency

Fluency by birthplace, age and gender
Fluency by language and age

Environment

Selected environmental measures


Families


Gambling

Gambling venues, machines and losses
Summary of VCGR gambling decisions
Review of VCAT gambling decisions
More information on gambling issues


Gender

 

Health

House and land purchase prices
Housing rental costs
Housing rental affordability
Housing costs relative to income levels
Rent-related financial stress
Home ownership by birthplace
Non-private accommodation and homelessness
Group housing


Immigration and settlement


Income

Indigenous residents

Profiles of Indigenous residents
Indigenous progress in education over several decades
Indigenous residents' progress in early years, education and employment
Trends in employment, education and family outcomes for Indigenous residents

 

Industry

Businesses numbers by type, turnover and employment
Inflation - Consumer Price Index


Literacy

Rates of limited English literacy by age and gender
Literacy in first language


Population and age

Population - actual resident population
Population - estimated resident population by age
Population mobility
Movement of Young Adults from Rural Victoria to Melbourne by gender and education
Service demand estimator
Create your population projections - a do it yourself tool
Population forecasts older residents by birthplace, 2011-33


Religion

Religion and birthplace


Spoken languages

Spoken languages
Languages spoken by birthplace
Nations and their spoken languages
Guide to non-English radio and print media in Melbourne


Social disadvantage

SEIFA Index of disadvantage
Social Security payments by type and postcode
Disadvantage by suburb and segment of the community


Suburbs

 

Suicides

Suicide rates by gender and age


Transport

Methods of travel to work
Origins and destinations of travel to work
Road Accidents - rate and number of casualty and fatal crashes 
Car ownership by family type 
Walkability

  • Unemployment

Unemployment rates and numbers
Unemployment by birthplace
Families with no parent or partner in paid employment


Voting

Levels of informal voting
Voting participation at Victorian council elections


Young people

Youth disengagement by gender - young people not in work or education
Youth disengagement by gender and age - by birthplace
Employment and education pathways of young people
Measures of Youth Health and Wellbeing


Maps


General guides

A guide to social information on the internet
Correlations between social conditions
Project planning tool
Create your own population projections - a do it yourself tool
Guide to social impact assessment


Evaluation guides

Guide to evaluation for local government


A guide to social statistics

Full booklet
Summary
Powerpoint presentation
How to use basic statistics


Surveying techniques

Survey tabulation system
Guide to writing effective survey questions
Sample size calculator