Community Profile & Statistics

Council Statistics

  • Distance from Perth - 12km
  • Area - 4sq km
  • Length of Sealed Roads - 45.7km
  • Population - 7,929
  • Number of Electors - 5,375
  • Number of Dwellings - 3,803
  • Total Rates Levied - $7,206,151
  • Total Revenue - $9,702,181
  • Number of Town of Cottesloe Employees - 40

The Western Suburbs Regional Organisation of Councils (WESROC) Community Profile includes results from the 2006, 2001, 1996, and 1991 Censuses of Population and Housing. The Community Profile is designed to inform community groups, investors, business, students and the general public. To achieve this, the Profile is formatted to present the data in simple, clear tables and charts with concise factual commentary.

Use the Community Profile to find out and download information on:

  • How many people we have
  • Who we are
  • What we do
  • How we live
  • Specific information on the suburbs of Cottesloe, Claremont, Mosman Park, Nedlands, Peppermint Grove and Subiaco
    Population estimates
  • Residential development
  • Migration
  • Index of disadvantage
  • Working population

To access our community profiles click of the following links;

WESROC Community Profile

View the WESROC Community Profile

The WESROC region 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 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.

WESROC Community Atlas

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The WESROC region Community Atlas presents key socio-demographic characteristics for the area as interactive maps. Based on data from the 2006 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.

WESROC Community Forecast

View the WESROC Community Forecast

The WESROC region population forecasts outline the drivers of population change and forecasts how population, age structure and household types will change across the LGA over the period 2006 to 2031. This data is presented in easy to use tables, charts and commentary and is designed to inform community groups, Council, investors, business, students and the general public.

WESROC Community Economy

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The WESROC region economic profile draws on a variety of economic data sources to profile the characteristics of the local economy, how it compares to other areas and how it is changing. It enables users to accurately describe the economy, explore linkages across the economy and promote the region. The economic profile answers the majority of frequently asked economic questions and assists Council, the general public, students, community groups, organisations, business and investors to become more informed about the local economy.