The NWMPHN area Estimated Resident Population for 2016 is 1,507,616, with a population density of 4.99 persons per hectare.

The NWMPHN area encompasses most of central, western and northern Melbourne. The Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the Region and its suburbs based on results from the 2016, 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.