Bayside Council area

Market characteristics

Bayside Council area has a higher proportion of households in the medium to high income category compared to New South Wales.

The people who live in an area are one of the most important resources that an economy draws upon, both as a market that consumes goods and services and as a source of labour.

This table provides an overview of Bayside Council area's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

More detailed information about Bayside Council area's resident population, including neighbourhood profiles, can be found in the Community Profile.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

Current benchmark:
Market characteristics
Bayside Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2016 - 2011
Population summary--------------
Total residents156,058100.0100.0136,695100.0100.0+19,363
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years25,35116.218.524,08917.619.3+1,262
15 - 24 years19,99812.812.516,38412.012.9+3,614
25 - 54 years72,53946.540.861,57245.041.4+10,967
55 - 64 Years15,3369.811.914,26110.411.7+1,075
65 years and over22,83114.616.320,38914.914.7+2,442
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school10,4926.78.19,3016.87.9+1,191
Secondary school7,9555.16.27,3105.36.5+645
Total overseas born71,71846.027.658,87443.125.7+12,844
Speaks language other than English at home82,27552.725.170,21351.422.4+12,062
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all13,1898.54.511,3918.33.9+1,798
Bachelor or higher degree35,92327.523.423,74021.119.9+12,183
Advanced Diploma or Diploma12,4059.58.910,3039.18.3+2,102
Certificate level17,61613.518.115,87614.117.7+1,740
No qualification51,10939.139.148,79243.342.8+2,317
Household income--------------
Nill to $6499,36817.117.8--------
$650 to $1,49914,15425.827.5--------
$1,500 to $2,44912,79523.321.2--------
$2,500 or more 13,03723.823.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house23,78538.464.924,70145.467.9-916
Medium house12,04619.417.910,65219.617.4+1,394
High density25,27340.815.318,54734.113.3+6,726

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions). Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics,

Bayside Council

economic profile