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Welcome to the City of Salisbury Community Profile

The City of Salisbury Estimated Resident Population for 2015 is 138,535, with a population density of 8.76 persons per hectare.

The City of Salisbury is located in Adelaide's northern suburbs, about 25 kilometres from the Adelaide GPO.

The City of Salisbury Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the City and its suburbs based on results from the 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 Censuses of Population and Housing. The profile is updated with population estimates when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases new figures.


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Is your Census information safe?


With the 2016 Census almost upon us, the issue of data privacy and security has been in the media spotlight again. What are some of the key changes to the Census and how secure is your information?

Is Australia losing its religion?

It is said that you should never discuss religion, sex or politics. Although religion is the question on the Census that tends to cause the most discussion. From a Census perspective, is Australia losing its religion?

Standin’ on a corner – are bypassed towns doomed to die?


In recent years, many towns have been bypassed by highways to reduce travel time between major cities. What happens to towns when they’re bypassed by these highways? How will they change economically and demographically over time?

This community profile is just one of a family of demographic resources available for this area and other areas across Australia. The full suite of resources includes community profiles, population forecasts, social atlases and economic profiles. You can be confident using them for planning, research and advocacy as they are compiled and maintained with the latest data by population experts, .id. Access them online in the Demographic Resource Centre.