People and Demographics

The demographics of Mosman are presented in the Community Profile of Mosman , Community Atlas of Mosman and Population Forecasts for the Mosman Local Government Area (LGA).

These are available online to inform Council, the business community, students, researchers, investors and the community in general.

Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics is presented in table and chart format with brief commentary ( Community Profile of Mosman ) and interactive maps ( Community Atlas of Mosman ).

Mosman LGA data can be compared with results from the Greater Sydney region.

Community Profile of Mosman

The Community Profile of Mosman presents a comprehensive socio-demographic profile based on Census information for the Mosman LGA and for smaller designated areas within it.

The profile is currently being updated with 2016 Census data and topics that have been updated are identified with a green dot. It enables analysis of the changes to the Mosman community over time. The profile compares results with data from the previous Census, as well as historical data back to 1991 for some topics.

It answers questions such as:

  • How many people live in Mosman?
  • Who are we?
  • What do we do?
  • How do we live?

Community Atlas of Mosman

The Community Atlas of Mosman uses interactive maps to present key socio-demographic characteristics of Mosman.

The spatial representation of Census data helps identify ‘pockets’ of difference across and within the Mosman LGA.

The Atlas uses data from the 2011 Census of Population and Housing produced by the Australia Bureau of Statistics. The Atlas will be updated with 2016 Census data when updating of the Community Profile is completed.

Population Forecasts

The Population Forecasts look to the future and answer questions such as:

  • How many people will live here?
  • How will our population change?