Bayside Council Community Profile

Our Community Life team are responsible for the delivery of direct services like Child Care, Out of School Hours Care and Youth Services as well as programs for older people, families and young people and our culturally diverse community. Community engagement, community safety, social planning and economic development are some of our speciality areas.


Bayside is a cultural mix of communities from Australia and all over the world. The Local Government Area stretches over 29 suburbs, with a population of 164,880 people. This is projected to increase to around 209,000 people in 2031. 47% of the community were born in Australia and 1% of these are indigenous. 73.7% are Australian citizens. 

The area has an emerging identity and a future filled with promise and opportunity. If you would like to learn more about our community, Profile ID is a community resource available for accessing demographic and economic data.

Profile ID

Profile ID uses data from the 2016, 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 Censuses of Population and Housing to create a detailed profile of the Bayside Local Government Area.

This information is presented in a user-friendly and interactive way and is useful to those planning services or looking to apply for funding, as well as anyone with an interest in our community.

Need to contact us?

Call 1300 581 299 (weekdays 8:30am-4pm and Saturday 9am-1pm) or email