Community Atlas

Community Atlas

Demographics and social trends

Community Atlas

The Community Atlas is an initiative of Council to help you discover more about our community. It shows, for example, how diverse we are and where particular groups in our community are concentrated. It is important for service providers, business investors and is a valuable resource to schools.

The atlas is broken up into the following modules

  • Social Atlas - A map based analysis tool to delve into common demographic queries such as population density, age, diversity, education, housing and more.

    View Social Atlas

  • Community Atlas - Analysis of time series Census data to tell the story of the Hornsby Shire community’s characteristics and how they are changing. It provides easy access to social and demographic information for the Shire and its suburbs. It tells the community how their suburb and Shire compares with others.

    The Community Profile is invaluable to Council in planning, delivering services and advocating for the people of the Shire. It is also a useful resource for businesses considering investing in the Shire.

    View Community Profile

  • Economic Atlas -Analysis of the Hornsby Shire economy and workforce using Census and modeled data to tell the story of the economy and how it is changing describing Hornsby Shire's role within the broader economy and is a handy tool to explore options for economic development. It gives Council and the business community up-to-date information, while enabling the community to monitor the changing character or their suburb and the Shire.

    View Economic Profile

  • Population Forecasts - Population and household forecasts for the Hornsby Shire showing how the population and age structure will change from 2019 to 2036. The forecasts are designed to provide community groups, Council, investors, business, students and the general public with knowledge to make confident decisions about the future.View

    Population Forecasts

McCrindle Research - 2020: Looking to the Future

This report describes the top 10 demographic and social trends impacting Australia in the coming decade, and relates the trend to Hornsby Shire.

View the Report

NSW Atlas

Discover all there is to know about your state using the NSW Atlas.

Further information

If you would like more information please contact Hornsby Shire Council on (02) 9847 6666.