About Bass Coast

Our Towns

Town Populations and Profiles

Below are the permanent resident populations for the towns in Bass Coast as at the 2016 Census of Population and Housing.   

Town Profiles draw together all the key strategic documents, plans and projects happening in each town. Key events, community groups and demographic information are also included, town by town into a ‘one stop shop’ resource.

23 towns are now available below - they currently being updated with the 2016 Census Data.

For more details on the current demographics of these populations, please visit our Community Profile.

For detailed street maps on each of the townships, please visit this page http://www.basscoast.vic.gov.au/About_Bass_Coast/Maps

Town / Town Profile Resident Population
Population Source:
Australian Bureau of Statistics; 2016 Census of Population and Housing; Place of Usual Residence
Archies Creek (563kb) 25
Bass (PDF 887KB) 357
Cape Paterson (PDF 695KB) 885
Cape Woolamai (PDF 1.2MB) 1,675
Corinella (PDF 841kb) 791
Coronet Bay (PDF 841KB) 794
Cowes 4,839
Dalyston (PDF 952KB) 583
Glen Alvie (PDF 457kb) 165
Grantville (PDF 797kb) 827
Harmers Haven (PDF 397kb) 36
Inverloch 5,433
Jam Jerrup 97
Kilcunda (PDF 1MB) 398
Kernot (PDF 563kb) and Krowera 101 and 108
Lance Creek 134
Newhaven (PDF 951kb) 443
Outtrim 387
Pioneer Bay (PDF 841kb) 350
Rhyll (PDF 859kb) 567
San Remo (PDF 761kn) 1,257
Silverleaves 216
Smiths Beach (PDF 1mb) 227
South Dudley 461
Surf Beach, Sunset Strip and Sunderland Bay (PDF 810 kb) 527, 425 and 233
Tenby Point 185
The Gurdies 185
Ventnor (PDF 769kb) 858
Wattle Bank 182
Wimbledon Heights (PDF 757kb) 372
Wonthaggi 4,966
Wonthaggi North 2,801
Woolamai 203

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