Our People and Suburbs

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.

Cockburn suburbs

East ward

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:

  • Atwell
  • Aubin Grove
  • Banjup
  • Hammond Park
  • Jandakot
  • Leeming
  • Success
  • Treeby.

Central ward

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:

  • Beeliar
  • Bibra Lake
  • Cockburn Central
  • Coolbellup
  • North Lake
  • Yangebup 
  • South Lake
  • Wattleup.

West ward

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:

  • Coogee
  • Hamilton Hill
  • Henderson
  • Lake Coogee
  • Munster
  • North Coogee
  • Spearwood.

Ward map

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City of Cockburn - Wards Map PDF document

Cockburn people

The City has a number of interactive demographic tools, which provide a snapshot and analysis of key community data.

Cockburn economy

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.

Cockburn population

The forecast.id tool opens in a new window shows the current and future population of Cockburn and its suburbs.

Social atlas

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.

Community profile

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.

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Language Support

Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.