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Mosman Council area

Market characteristics

The Mosman 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 the Mosman Council area's population demographics, and how their characteristics compare to those of the broader region.

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

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

Key statistics of local residents
Mosman Council area20162011Change
NameNumber%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2011 to 2016
Population summary--------------
Total residents28,475100.0100.027,452100.0100.0+1,023
Males13,18946.349.312,81946.749.3+370
Females15,29053.750.714,63353.350.7+657
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years5,01717.618.55,01518.319.3+2
15 - 24 years2,85510.012.52,7169.912.9+139
25 - 54 years11,76841.340.811,81743.041.4-49
55 - 64 Years3,39211.911.93,33112.111.7+61
65 years and over5,44719.116.34,57316.714.7+874
Education institute attending--------------
Primary school2,3048.18.12,1797.97.9+125
Secondary school1,9146.76.21,7166.36.5+198
TAFE2590.91.92881.02.4-29
University1,6005.65.01,5225.54.4+78
Diversity--------------
Total overseas born9,48433.327.68,82832.225.7+656
Speaks language other than English at home4,29515.125.13,47612.722.4+819
Speaks another language, and English not well or not at all4021.44.52861.03.9+116
Qualifications--------------
Bachelor or higher degree11,45348.823.410,18345.419.9+1,270
Advanced Diploma or Diploma2,3139.98.92,42610.88.3-113
Certificate level1,6296.918.11,5466.917.7+83
No qualification5,65124.139.15,66125.242.8-10
Household income--------------
Nill to $6491,0669.617.8--------
$650 to $1,4991,80216.227.5--------
$1,500 to $2,4492,08618.721.2--------
$2,500 or more 4,96444.523.1--------
Housing tenure--------------
Owned4,05034.230.73,99034.231.9+60
Purchasing2,94224.830.42,85224.531.9+90
Renting3,82232.330.33,76532.329.1+57
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house4,44633.664.94,74636.867.9-300
Medium house3,44026.017.93,12524.217.4+315
High density5,23439.615.34,95438.413.3+280

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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