Nearly 112,000 people live in the City’s 23 suburbs and this is expected to grow to over 170,000 by 2036. Cockburn’s suburbs are divided into three wards, east, central and west. The City has a range of demographic tools to understand and analyse population and economic activity in the area.
The City’s east ward contains some of the City’s newest and fastest-growing suburbs and community facilities. Residents of the east ward are represented by three Councillors.
The suburbs of the east ward are:
- Aubin Grove
- Hammond Park
The City’s central ward contains one the City’s most well-known chain of wetlands, featuring North Lake, Bibra Lake and Yangebup Lake. Residents of the central ward are represented by three Councillors.
The suburbs of the central ward are:
- Bibra Lake
- Cockburn Central
- North Lake
- South Lake
The City’s west ward contains the outer-most chain of wetlands, featuring Lake Coogee and the Market Garden Swamps, and is home to a rapidly growing coastal community. Residents of the west ward are represented by three Councillors.
The suburbs of the west ward are:
- Hamilton Hill
- Lake Coogee
- North Coogee
The City has a number of interactive demographic tools, which provide a snapshot and analysis of key community data.
The economy.id tool opens in a new window contains data on the City’s economy including output and sectors as well as household level information such as employment.
The forecast.id tool opens in a new window shows the current and future population of Cockburn and its suburbs.
The atlas.id tool opens in a new window shows census data as a series of maps, overlaid onto the City of Cockburn area and can be selected according to area of interest.
The profile.id tool opens in a new window provides an interactive snapshot of the City’s residents and includes information such as age, ethnicity and lifestyle.