Central Coast TASCommunity profile

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Central Coast Council area

Additional areas

Central Coast Council area has a total population of 21,362 and 9,874 dwellings in 2016.

Additional areas are summary profiles that present a sub-set of socio-demographic information and are designed for areas which have too small a population for detailed profiling.

Please note that these are summary tables that include selected statistics drawn from the 2016 Census. Therefore the sum of these selected components may not equal the totals given in these tables.

Central Coast Council area summary profile, 2016
NameNumber%Regional TAS %
Population Summary----0.0
Total Population21,362100.0100.0
Australian citizens19,55991.689.5
Eligible voters (citizens 18+)15,37672.069.9
Indigenous population1,4826.95.2
Needs assistance due to age or disability1,4836.96.7
Age Structure----0.0
Babies and pre-schoolers (0 to 4)1,0825.15.4
Primary schoolers (5 to 11)1,7708.38.5
Secondary schoolers (12 to 17)1,5967.57.3
Tertiary education/independence (18 to 24)1,5417.27.8
Young workforce (25 to 34)1,9379.110.2
Parents and homebuilders (35 to 49)3,67817.218.1
Older workers & pre-retirees (50 to 59)3,43416.114.8
Empty nesters and retirees (60 to 69)3,13314.714.2
Seniors (70 to 84)2,67312.511.3
Frail aged (85 and over)5222.42.3
Total Population21,362100.0100.0
Household Types----0.0
Couples with children2,13224.123.5
Couples without children2,75031.028.5
One parent families91310.310.2
Lone person households2,43727.528.2
Group households1551.72.6
Total households (inc. non-classifiable)8,859100.0100.0
Attending pre-school or primary school1,9098.99.2
Attending secondary school1,1945.65.6
Attending university or TAFE institution7953.74.6
Total persons (including those not attending)21,362100.0100.0
Dwelling Summary----0.0
Separate houses8,75689.088.9
Medium and high density8959.19.3
Other dwellings (inc. Caravans, houseboats)1631.71.4
Occupied private dwellings8,85989.783.4
Unoccupied Dwellings98910.016.3
Non private dwellings260.30.4
Total dwellings9,874100.0100.0
Housing Tenure----0.0
Total households (inc. not stated and other)9,873100.0100.0
Household Income----0.0
Less than $650 (low)2,15325.226.0
$650 to $1,449 (lower middle)3,04835.735.9
$1,449 to $2,499 (upper middle)1,58918.618.2
$2,500 or more (high)85210.09.8
Incomes not stated88810.410.0
Total households8,530100.0100.0
Internet Connection----0.0
Internet connection6,36471.872.2
No internet connection1,92221.720.4
Not stated5666.47.4
Total households8,859100.0100.0

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