Driven by proximity to Melbourne and the Shire’s semi-rural lifestyle, since 2005, Moorabool Shire’s population has grown at a rate of 2% per annum. This rapid population growth is expected to continue.
The population of Moorabool Shire is approximately 34,158 (2018), and forecast to reach 36,475 in 2021. By 2041 the population of Moorabool Shire is forecast to grow to 53,270.
Moorabool Shire’s Gross Regional Product is approximately $1.05 billion (2018).
The Shire is home to 2655 businesses with 9,084 jobs.
An analysis of the jobs held by the resident population in Moorabool Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:
- Education and Training (920 local workers 12.2%)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (911 local workers 12.1%)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (746 local workers 9.9%)
In combination these three industries employed 2,577 people in total or 34.3% of local workers.
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