NEW Manly LGA demographic information

Students now have easy access to two new online research tools that will provide accurate socio-demographic information about the Manly area. The user-friendly programs are available online at

The Manly Community Profile and Manly Community Atlas tools provide key information presented in clear and simple tables, charts and interactive maps. Visitors to the website will also have access to complete sets of data from the 2006 Census of Population and Housing.

The Manly Community Profile is a detailed online socio-demographic profile of the Manly Local Government Area (LGA), featuring data from the 1991, 1996, 2001 and 2006 Censuses of Population and Housing. Designed to provide useful information to the general public but also to businesses, investors, students and others, the Community Profile features tables and charts, as well as written descriptions and analysis of individual smaller areas or suburbs.

The Manly Community Atlas includes key socio-demographic characteristics for the Manly Council area presented as interactive maps. Data for the Atlas is sourced from the 2006 Census of Population and Housing. The Atlas includes summary tables for each suburb in the Manly area. Based on data from the 2006 Census of Population and Housing (Australian Bureau of Statistics), each map is prepared using Census Collector Districts providing the finest level of detail to help identify spatial patterns and trends in the area.

Louise McMorland, Youth Librarian, Manly

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