Demographic profile

Over 124,659 people live in Ku-ring-gai, with most aged 40 years or over and 46% parents with children.

Of those working, most are professionals, managers, clerical and administrative workers.

In Ku-ring-gai, 42% of us were born overseas, mainly in China, the United Kingdom, South Africa, Hong Kong, India, South Korea, New Zealand, Malaysia, Iran or United States of America. Aside from English, the most commonly spoken languages at home are Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Persian, Hindi and Japanese. 

Based on Census data, the demographic profile contains information such as:

  • age characteristics;
  • living arrangements;
  • family and individual income;
  • education levels;
  • cultural, linguistic and religious diversity;
  • employment.

Demographic Profile of Ku-ring-gai

2021 ABS Census presentation

A presentation on information from the 2021 census showing detailed demographic data about Ku-ring-gai LGA was held in Council Chambers on Tuesday 9 August and also streamed online, the session was recorded and available to view below.

View the presentation slides here(PDF, 3MB).

Community Atlas

Based on Census data, the Community Atlas provides socio-demographic information presented on interactive maps.

Ku-ring-gai Community Atlas

Economic Profile

Ku-ring-gai Council's 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.

Ku-ring-gai's Economic Profile