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Economic and Community Data

Our Population and Economy

Latrobe City is Victoria’s only eastern regional city, home to 75,211 (2018) residents and 4,289 (2017) businesses and is the residential and commercial hub of a larger catchment of 268,000 (2016) people stretching across the Latrobe Valley and Gippsland region.

We are one of the most economically diverse municipalities in Victoria with local industries generating over $4.9 billion in Gross Regional Product and $11.3 billion in annual economic output. The combination of major employers, the City’s regional significance, and affordable housing make Latrobe City a centre of opportunity for both business and families.

Please refer to our Population and Economic Profile page for more information on our population and economy.

Developed by experts in profiling and forecasting, Latrobe City’s population and economic facts and figures are available to all. Online resources are provided to allow you to research specific population and economic facts and figures, understand how we compare to other areas and how we are expected to change over time.

REMPLAN Community is a powerful resource for planning and economic development professionals. Incorporating data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics Census (ABS) 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991, REMPLAN provides valuable insights into the unique characteristics of Latrobe City and the changes that have occurred over time.

In addition to demographic data, REMPLAN community also incorporates dynamic population and housing and drive-time modelling capabilities.  REMPLAN community adds value to the ABS Census data via its interface that enables data for specific geographies and demographic measures to be accessed.  

REMPLAN Community includes data for on Latrobe City, local suburbs, statistical area, localities, wards and other regions. Any single or combination of these geographies can be selected to generate demographic data report for that unique specified geography. For any specific information needed please contact the Business Development team on or 1300 367 700.

REMPLAN Economy provides an online interactive public access profile presenting a snapshot of Latrobe City to assist in promoting the economy and attracting investment.  The economic profile is simple and presents an overview of workforce characteristics, industry contributions, the role of tourism and trends in the local economy. Data is displayed via graphs, tables and interactive maps together with commentary. All maps, graphs, charts and text can be easily shared via social media and e-mail or exported as images, spreadsheets and PDFs.

Economy Profile is fully maintained by REMPLAN with data automatically updated following any new releases by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and other agencies.

For any specific information needed please contact the Business Development team on or 1300 367 700.

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