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Gosford City Community Profile

What is profile.id?

profile.id is a comprehensive socio-demographic profile of Gosford City and its suburbs / localities. The Community Profile presents results from the 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 Census of Population and Housing.

The Community Profile enables analysis of population characteristics for different geographic areas and includes historical data to show how they have changed over time.

Gosford City Community Profile has been developed as a website linked to your Council website for ease of access by staff and the community, it can also be accessed directly at:


What does it look like?

Information is presented in a variety of formats. These include charts with comparative data and rates of change, tables with options for benchmarking and written analysis on trends and key points of interest.

Information is accessed from a menu with options for viewing the information for different geographic areas. You can also export reports and query the associated data sets.

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What information is included?

Gosford City Community Profile is structured around four main questions. Within each of these, more detailed information is presented.


  • Population
  • Service age groups
  • Five year age groups
  • Single year of age


  • Ancestry
  • Birthplace
  • Overseas arrivals
  • Proficency in English
  • Language spoken at home
  • Religion


  • Qualifications
  • Highest level of schooling
  • Education institution attending


  • Employment status
  • Industries
  • Occupations
  • Method of travel to work

Unpaid work

  • Volunteering
  • Domestic work
  • Care
  • Childcare


  • Individual income
  • Individual income quartiles
  • Household income
  • Household income quartiles
  • Equivalised household income


  • Households summary
  • Households with children
  • Households without children
  • Household size


  • Dwelling type
  • Number of bedrooms
  • Internet connection
  • Number of cars


  • Need for assistance

Housing tenure

  • Tenure overview
  • Housing loan repayments
  • Housing loan quartiles
  • Housing rental payments
  • Housing rental quartiles

Migration profile

  • Migration summary
  • Migration by location
  • Migration by age

Journey to work

  • Workers' place of residence
  • Residents' place of work


  • SEIFA - disadvantage

For which geographic areas?

Gosford City Community Profile provides comprehensive data for the following geographic areas:

  • Avoca Beach - Picketts Valley - Copacabana - MacMasters Beach
  • Broken Bay
  • Mountains North
  • Mountains South
  • East Gosford - Point Frederick - Springfield
  • Erina - Green Point
  • Ettalong Beach - Booker Bay
  • Forresters Beach - Wamberal - Terrigal - North Avoca
  • Gosford - West Gosford
  • Holgate - Matcham - Erina Heights
  • Kariong
  • Kincumber
  • Kincumber South - Bensville - Empire Bay
  • Lisarow - Mount Elliot
  • Narara - Niagara Park
  • North Gosford - Wyoming
  • Point Clare - Tascott - Koolewong
  • Umina Beach
  • Benchmarks
  • Greater Sydney
  • Central Coast Region
  • Regional NSW
  • New South Wales
  • Australia

  • How can I access Gosford City Community Profile?

    Gosford City Community Profile can be accessed via the Gosford City website or at: