Spa Country

  • State
    VIC
  • Region Size
    1777.55 (Sq Kms)
  • Population
    17,906
  • Largest Regional City
    Daylesford
  • No. of Jobs
    13,272
  • Median Weekly Household Mortgage
    $339
  • Median Weekly Household Rent
    $293
  • Region is known for
    Largest concentration of mineral spas
Data Source: Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data
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Spa Country

Here, you’ll find the highest concentration of mineral springs in Australia. This is a region to restore your body and find peace. From the stunning views of Daylesford, which remind you of a European village with its beautiful lake, grand homes, and lovely gardens, to the more than 140 natural mineral springs, Spa Country will enable you to focus on your health and wellbeing. From the Dja Dja Wurrung people, who first inhabited the land thousands of years ago, to the Swiss Italian migrants of the gold rush and Melbourne’s turn-of-the-century holidaymakers, Spa Country has long been considered a special place of healing.

People

People are the heart of all communities. Get a picture of Spa Country by understanding the people who live there.

  • 17,906
    Estimated resident population (no.)
  • 51
    Median age - persons (years)
  • 10,426
    Working age population (aged 15-64 years) (no.)
  • 200
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (no.)
  • 2,448
    Persons born overseas (no.)
Spa Country Adelaide Hills Population Statistics
Industry

From small locally owned businesses to larger operations, industries in Spa Country form an important part of the community.

  • 2,018
    Total number of businesses
Employment

A move to more means creating a better life for yourself. Gain insight into the job market in Spa Country to assist in your decision-making.

  • 13,272
    Number of jobs (no.)
  • 670
    Median weekly personal income ($)
  • 2,018
    Total number of businesses
Household

Discover the household make-up of those already living in Spa Country to help you decide if this is the right region for you.

  • 8,039
    Total households (no.)
  • 2.2
    Average household size (no. of persons)
  • 854
    Median equivalised total household income (weekly) ($)
  • 1,470
    Median monthly household mortgage payment ($)
  • 293
    Median weekly household rental payment ($)
Services

Have confidence that Spa Country has the services you need to support your lifestyle. This is a vital step in your decision to move to more.

  • 8
    Number of Hospitals
Moving to Spa Country

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To stay for

Spa Country not only promotes your wellbeing but also offers many job and business opportunities. This region is also home to some of the country’s best winemakers, so there are exciting prospects in the thriving wine industry. And, as you’d expect there are also plenty of business and job opportunities in the health and wellness, tourism, and hospitality sectors. You will also find excellent schools like Daylesford Primary School, St Michael’s Primary School, and Daylesford College./p>

Living in Spa Country

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Vitality to life

Immerse yourself in a wellness and vitality as you enjoy the healing mineral waters of Daylesford, known as ‘Victoria’s Spa Capital.’ Treat yourself to amazing spa experiences at places like Daylesford Day Spa and The Spa at Lake House, where you can feel refreshed and renewed. Nearby Hepburn Springs is another great spot to relax at places like the indulgent Hepburn Bathhouse and Peppers Mineral Springs. Spend your weekends taking it easy, unwinding and watching wildlife play, tasting the local mineral water at Lake Daylesford, kayaking on Jubilee Lake, or if you’re feeling energized you can take a hike up Wombat Hill.

Towns of Spa Country

Explore Daylesford, famous for its healing mineral springs; Hepburn Springs, a serene spa destination; Kyneton, with its heritage buildings and gourmet delights; and so much more.

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