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Northern Beaches CouncilPopulation forecast

Northern Beaches Council

Population summary

Between 2016 and 2041, the population for the Northern Beaches Council is forecast to increase by 47,035 persons (17.72% growth), at an average annual change of 0.65%.

This table summarises the population for the Northern Beaches Council and each of its small areas. This enables you to see how population change is affecting different parts of the LGA in different ways. Some small areas may be rapidly growing whilst others are stable or even declining in population.

Continue to the forecast results section to see detailed forecasts of population, households, and dwellings for each of the small areas.

Please note that population numbers in for the 2016 base year are derived from Estimated Resident Population from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. These differ from (and are usually higher than) Census counts as they factor in population missed by the Census and population overseas on Census night. They are generally considered a more accurate measure of population size than Census counts.

Population summary
Northern Beaches CouncilForecast yearChange between 2016 and 2041
Area201620212026203120362041Total changeAvg. annual % change
Northern Beaches Council area265,467270,642281,728293,951304,026312,502+47,035+0.65
Allambie Heights6,9367,0717,2267,2607,3197,400+464+0.26
Avalon Beach - Clareville11,20011,16911,23611,30311,43011,586+386+0.14
Balgowlah Heights - Clontarf5,3375,4755,5365,5615,6055,666+329+0.24
Beacon Hill7,8577,7437,7227,8357,9378,117+260+0.13
Belrose - Oxford Falls9,1939,3689,7749,90810,05610,186+993+0.41
Church Point - Scotland Island - Ku-Ring-Gai Chase2,0672,0412,0362,0392,0632,087+20+0.04
Collaroy Plateau4,9434,8284,7754,8144,8944,990+47+0.04
Curl Curl - North Curl Curl6,8187,0107,0937,2117,3637,531+713+0.40
Dee Why22,70924,58326,35827,95629,54031,156+8,447+1.27
Elanora Heights4,5734,5104,4994,5744,6654,762+189+0.16
Frenchs Forest14,36013,87218,59024,29827,15928,565+14,205+2.79
Killarney Heights4,5534,5204,5024,6174,7624,901+348+0.30
Manly (Eastern Hill)5,5225,5515,5805,6005,6395,682+160+0.11
Manly (Pittwater Road)8,5038,7588,9349,0869,2589,431+928+0.42
Manly (Town Centre)3,2623,3133,3573,4973,6463,792+530+0.60
Manly Vale6,4606,7867,0777,3597,6347,918+1,458+0.82
Mona Vale10,96511,06411,35011,38411,60411,867+902+0.32
North Balgowlah3,8443,8003,7863,8223,8823,957+113+0.12
North Manly3,1993,3033,3433,4363,5303,629+430+0.51
North Narrabeen6,0746,0356,0085,9825,9946,035-39-0.03
Palm Beach - Whale Beach2,0482,1012,1522,1542,1602,168+120+0.23
Terrey Hills - Duffys Forest3,7703,8694,0374,1544,2574,350+580+0.57
Wheeler Heights3,1673,2543,2943,3553,4243,484+317+0.38
Source: Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2041, prepared by .id (informed decisions), December 2020.

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