Moorabool Shire’s population has grown by 2% every year since 2005 and is forecast to continue. This is due to its proximity to Melbourne and its semi-rural lifestyle.
The population of Moorabool Shire is approximately 34,158 (2018).
It is forecast to reach 36,475 in 2021.
By 2041 the population is forecast to grow to 53,270.
Moorabool Shire’s Gross Regional Product is approximately $1.05 billion (2018).
The Shire is home to 2,655 businesses with 9,084 jobs.
An analysis of the jobs held by residents in Moorabool Shire in 2016 shows the 3 most popular industry sectors were:
- Education and training
920 local workers (12.2% of local workers)
- Health care and social assistance
911 local workers (12.1%)
- Agriculture, forestry and fishing
746 local workers (9.9%)
These 3 industries employed 2,577 people combined equating to 34.3% of local workers.
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