Community and population health profiles

Our region covers most of central, western and northern Melbourne, with a population of 1,640,000 at the 2016 Census.

The following community and population health profiles are based on the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ Census of Population and Housing, from the years 2016, 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991.

Key health issues

The infographics below are a snapshot of the key health issues facing people living and working in North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network’s region.