Growing Economy and Population

Hume City Council is one of Australia’s fastest-growing and culturally-diverse communities and is home to more than 207,000 residents. 36.4% of Hume’s population are aged 25-49 demonstrating a young workforce. We are one of the fastest growing municipalities in Australia. New businesses and new communities are helping reshape the municipality including the Activity Centres of Sunbury, Craigieburn and Broadmeadows.

Hume City has the largest Gross Regional Product (GRP) among municipalities in the north and west of Greater Melbourne, with a current GRP of more than A$14 billion. Hume City Council is part of Melbourne’s growing northern corridor. Characterised by affordable greenfield developments, low set up costs and a skilled labour force, Hume is where businesses can grow and succeed.


Updated : 11:36 AM, 5 July 2018

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