Community demographics and data

Hobsons Bay includes the suburbs of Altona, Altona Meadows, Altona North, Brooklyn, Laverton, Newport, Seabrook, Seaholme, South Kingsville, Spotswood, Williamstown and Williamstown North. The Community Profile pages below provide information about the people that live in our community, the local economy, population growth in the future, the housing situation and health and wellbeing data.

Community Profile

The Hobsons Bay City Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the City and smaller areas within it based on results from the Census of Population and Housing. The profile is updated with population estimates when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases new figures.

Community Atlas

Community Atlas is a series of interactive maps of key demographic characteristics of Hobsons Bay and is also based on Census data.

Population Forecasts

Population Forecasts provide an estimate of how many people will be living in Hobsons Bay for every year up to 2040 and can be broken down by age groups and household type. Forecasts are available for each neighbourhood within Hobsons Bay.

Economic Profile

Hobsons Bay City's Economic Profile presents key economic statistics for Hobsons Bay and information about the area's role within the broader economy.

Housing Monitor

Hobsons Bay Housing Monitor looks at housing supply and demand, housing diversity, affordability and availability. 

Health and Wellbeing data

Learn about the Community Health and Wellbeing  priorities for Hobsons Bay.


For more information contact the Social and Strategic Planning team on 1300 179 944 or at