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Statistics and Data

Social statistics

Greater Dandenong is a culturally diverse community in Melbourne's southeast suburbs with over 250 nationalities calling Greater Dandenong home, making us one of the most diverse municipalities in Victoria.

The suburbs that sit within our municipality include, Dandenong, Dandenong South, Dandenong North, Keysborough, Lyndhurst, Noble Park, Noble Park North, Springvale and Springvale South.

Social statistics provide residents and visitors with a wide range of information about social statistics and data within the municipality to assist individuals, groups and organisations to better understand our communities. This information may also be relevant for university students, app developers and programmers.

Other non-sensitive data information includes cat and dog registrations, public toilets, playgrounds, garbage collection and much more.

Greater Dandenong data and statistics are available on the Australian Government Data website. Furthermore, this website allows residents and visitors to combine data from other local government areas to give a much larger picture.

Specific information can be located below under specific subject areas. If you are unable to locate specific information you require, please contact Hayden Brown on 8571 5300 or email hbrown@cgd.vic.gov.au.

Download Latest Census data 2021 

Summary of all municipalities (Census 2021) - 506KB


Gender Equity Statistics

This section presents social statistics about levels of employment, income, educational attainment, involvement in caring responsibilities, crime victimization, perceptions of safety, health, cultural diversity and other matters, among women and men.

Information featured is presented for each Victorian municipality, but also includes national data about gender equality.

Victorian municipalities

Australian statistics

Statistical Data Tables for Victorian communities

This section 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 would like specific data tables, have any 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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Indicators of Health and Wellbeing

Data Tables

Data tables for the following categories are also available by contacting Hayden Brown on 8571 5300 or at hbrown@cgd.vic.gov.au:

  • Alcohol and other drugs
  • Ancestry
  • Arts and Culture
  • Asylum seekers and refugees
  • Benchmarking
  • Birthplaces
  • Births
  • Community strengthening
  • Concordance (comparing data between municipalities, suburbs, postcodes and electorates)
  • Crime
  • Disability and carers
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Employment and residence
  • English fluency
  • Environment
  • Families
  • Gambling
  • Gender statistics
  • Health
  • Housing
  • Immigration and settlement
  • Income
  • Indigenous residents
  • Industry
  • Internet and Social Media
  • LGBTIQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Trans-sexual, Intersex, Queer)
  • Literacy
  • Liveability
  • Older residents
  • Population and age
  • Religion
  • Safety
  • Spoken languages
  • Social disadvantage
  • Suburbs
  • Suicides
  • Tourism
  • Transport
  • Unemployment
  • Volunteering
  • Voting
  • Young people


Guides and Tools

Statistical Maps for Victorian Communities

The City of Greater Dandenong is Australia's most multicultural municipality and has residents born in over 150 countries. The percentage of persons born overseas for the entire Melbourne area is reflected in the map Residents born overseas - Melbourne - 5.5MB

Maps depicting the following social conditions in municipalities in metropolitan Melbourne and Victoria are also available:

  • Country of birth
  • Community engagement
  • Crime
  • Disability
  • Education
  • Employment by industry
  • Employment by occupation
  • Employment by place of work
  • Gambling
  • Health
  • Housing
  • Immigration numbers
  • Income and disadvantage
  • Indigenous residents
  • Languages spoken by residents
  • Population
  • Religion
  • Transport
  • Unemployment

Please contact Hayden Brown on 8571 5300 or at hbrown@cgd.vic.gov.au to access any of these.