Wyndham City is committed to the transparent reporting of operations against the Annual Plan and Budget and Local Government Reporting Framework. The purpose of the 2015 -2016 Annual Report is to provide an overview of achievements for the year, a snapshot of the Council organisation and its elected Councillors, and a summary of how the Council performed against identified targets.
THE CITY’S VISION: Diverse people, one community, our future.
THE CITY’S MISSION: We strive to serve the best interests of the Wyndham community by providing quality services; managing growth; and supporting residents to lead healthy, safe, vibrant and productive lives, while protecting our local environment.
THE CITY’S VALUES:
- Community Focus
Snapshot of Council
Wyndham is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Victoria, growing at a rate of 5.1 per cent.
This is an additional 10,202 persons or 196 new residents per week . There are 12 babies born each day to Wyndham mothers, with a record 4,379 births in the 15-16 financial year (or 84 babies a week).
The current population of the City of Wyndham is 213,911, with a projected population of 424,476 people in 2036. There are 72,555 households in Wyndham in 2016, this forecasted to extend to 146,998 households by 2036.
Wyndham is home to a young population with the largest age group being 30 to 34 years, with a population of 20,670 people. This is followed by the 0 to 4 age group with 19,920 persons.
Thirty per cent of Wyndham residents speak English as a second language with 33.6% of the population born overseas. The top five countries of birth of Wyndham residents in 2016 were India, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Philippines and China.
There are currently 26 religions represented in Wyndham. While 72% of Wyndham’s population follows a faith, 19.2% of the population presented with no religion.