Demographics & Statistics


Mildura Development Corporation maintains and distributes a range of statistical information and demographic data about Mildura Rural City. This includes details collected by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Council and external agencies on population, growth, households as well as social and economic data.

Our region at a glance*

  • Estimated resident population: 53,878
  • Mildura population: 32,738
  • Indigenous population: 2,070
  • Land area: 22,330 km2
  • Level above sea level: 50m
  • Climate: Dry summers and mild winters
  • Key industries: Dryland farming, irrigated horticulture (table grapes, wine grapes, dried grapes, citrus and vegetables), tourism, food and beverage manufacturing, transport and logistics, retail, health and community services
  • Emerging industries: Renewable energy generation, aquaculture, mineral sands mining and recycling

*figures based on 2016 Australian Bureau of Statistics data