Inner West Council

Community Profile

Inner West Council covers approximately 186,00 residents and an area of 36 square km from Balmain in the North, Newtown in the East, Tempe in the South and Croydon in the West.

It includes the following suburbs: Annandale, Ashfield, Balmain (including Balmain East), Birchgrove, Dobroyd Point, Dulwich Hill, Enmore, Haberfield, Leichhardt, Lewisham, Lilyfield, Marrickville, Petersham, Rozelle, Stanmore, St Peters, Summer Hill, Sydenham, Tempe and parts of: Ashbury, Camperdown, Croydon, Croydon Park, Hurlstone Park and Newtown.

Council has subscribed to a series of externally developed products which assist Council, the general public, students, community groups, business and investors to become more informed about the community. The data is presented in easy to use tables, charts, maps and commentary to answer frequently asked sociodemographic questions. We welcome you to use this free information resource to find out more about the profile of our LGA. 

Our Community Profile. is a suburb-based community profile containing demographic analysis based on Census results including population, age structure, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, income, qualifications, occupations, employment, unemployment, disability, disadvantage, volunteering, childcare, family structure, household structure, housing tenure, mortgage and rental payments, and the size and type of the dwellings people live in.

Our Atlas. accesses Census data as a series of thematic maps that show how particular population groups (elderly, youth, disadvantaged, students, public transport users etc) are distributed across your selected area.

Our brings together economic data from multiple sources to tell the story of a local economy and how it is changing.This information is designed to be used by council staff, local businesses, investors, community groups, students and the general public. The economic profiles is derived from official sources, includes robust economic modeling and is analysed and presented by experts. Each data source is maintained with the latest series so you can be sure you are using the most up to date information; Including: Gross Regional Product, local jobs, local businesses, employment, unemployment, population, building approvals, industry structure, journey to work and much more.