Everyone counts: Swan Hill Council to update Robinvale population figure

Swan Hill Council is aiming to get an accurate snapshot of Robinvale’s population.

Swan Hill Council is aiming to get an accurate snapshot of Robinvale’s population.

BY the end of the year, the question that has plagued Robinvale residents for many years will be answered – how many people actually live in the border town?

It is widely believed that the results of the most recent Census data – which claims the town has a population of just 3313 people – is inaccurate, with Swan Hill Rural City Council (SHRCC) director development and planning Heather Green estimating figures closer to between 5000 and 6000.

“There’s no way (3313 people) is accurate,” Ms Green said.

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