Project Description

2011 population


2031 population

48,800, increase of 61.52%

Main industries

Construction; manufacturing; rental, hire and real estate; accommodation and food

Gross Regional Product

$1,790 million

Less than two hours drive from Melbourne, Bass Coast is a unique combination of unspoiled coastline and picturesque rural hinterland. A popular holiday destination, the quaint rural villages, bustling holiday towns, rolling hills and world renowned surf breaks provide a breath-taking getaway for over three million visitors each year.

Currently one of the fastest growing areas in regional Victoria, Bass Coast has a permanent population of approximately 30,000, although in peak season the population is almost triple that.

Whether you are visiting Bass Coast, thinking of moving here or wanting to know more about the place where you live, here you can find information about the people, organisations and towns that make up this distinctive part of Victoria.