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Community Profile

The City of Charles Sturt is a vibrant and growing local government area, home to a wide diversity of people and communities, with unique expectations, needs, strengths, cultures and lifestyles. Understanding our communities, and how they are changing, is essential to Council’s ability to plan and to provide services that effectively meet the needs and expectations of everyone who calls Charles Sturt home.

This page provides demographic data, analysis and tools to assist Council, and the community at large – including local businesses and community organisations – to understand Charles Sturt’s communities.

Community Issues Fact Sheets

Community Issues fact sheets provide data and analysis on topical community and social issues.

May 2014 - Affordable Housing (393 kb)

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Community Profile (profile.id®)

The City of Charles Sturt Community Profile enables you to analyse the population characteristics of your community, understand how they have changed over time and how they compare to other areas.

The profile presents data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Census of Population and Housing in 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 for the local government area, and for smaller areas within it (e.g. suburbs). This data is presented in easy to use tables, charts and commentary covering a wide range of Census questions.

The profile answers the majority of frequently asked socio-demographic questions and assists Council, the general public, students, community groups, organisations, business and investors to become more informed about the community.

This information is automatically updated when new  ABS Census data is released - so don't foget to check in regularly!

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The City of Charles Sturt Community Atlas presents key socio-demographic characteristics for the area as interactive maps. Based on data from the 2006 and 2011 Census of Population and Housing (Australian Bureau of Statistics), each map is prepared using Census Collector Districts providing the finest level of detail to help identify spatial patterns and trends in the area.

This information is automatically updated when new  ABS Census data is released - so don't foget to check in regularly!

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Economic Profile (economy.id®)

The City of Charles Sturt economic profile presents economic information that enables you to describe the area's role within the broader economy, explore options for economic development and promote the area's strengths. The information presented here is derived from official sources of information (Australian Bureau of Statistics) as well as Australia's leading economic modellers, NIEIR. The latest data from each series is always presented in this site:

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Australian Bureau of Statistics for Business from 2008 - 2012

Link to the latest National Regional Profile 2008-2012

Business statistics for the City of Charles Sturt including:

  • Number of Businesses – Total and by Industry Sector
  • Number of Wages and Salary Earners
  • Number and Value of Building Approvals
  • Population Growth, Age and Sex
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