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National Growth Areas Alliance (NGAA) Community Profile

What is is a comprehensive socio-demographic profile of the National Growth Areas Alliance (NGAA) 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.

The National Growth Areas Alliance (NGAA) 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.

National Growth Areas Alliance

What information is included?

National Growth Areas Alliance (NGAA) 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?

The National Growth Areas Alliance (NGAA) Community Profile provides comprehensive data for the following geographic areas:

Local Government Areas
  • Blacktown City
  • Camden Council area
  • Campbelltown City (NSW)
  • Liverpool City
  • Penrith City
  • Wollondilly Shire
  • Cardinia Shire
  • City of Casey
  • Hume City
  • City of Melton
  • City of Whittlesea
  • City of Wyndham
  • Logan City
  • City of Armadale
  • City of Cockburn
  • City of Gosnells
  • Town of Kwinana
  • City of Mandurah
  • City of Rockingham
  • Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale
  • City of Swan
  • City of Wanneroo
  • City of Playford
  • District Council of Mount Barker
  • Benchmarks
  • Greater Sydney
  • New South Wales
  • Greater Melbourne
  • Victoria
  • Greater Brisbane
  • Queensland
  • Greater Adelaide
  • South Australia
  • Greater Perth
  • Western Australia
  • Australia

  • How can I access National Growth Areas Alliance (NGAA) Community Profile?

    The National Growth Areas Alliance (NGAA) Community Profile can be accessed via the National Growth Areas Alliance (NGAA) website or at: