The City of Kwinana is a unique community, set among extensive native bushland and public open space. The City is currently undergoing rapid growth in population, investment and industrial expansion, including Western Australia's premier heavy industry zone - the Kwinana Industrial Area - generates billions of dollars each year for the state's economy.​

Kwinana is amongst the most culturally and linguistically diverse municipalities in the Perth metropolitan region. The population in Kwinana is made up of residents from more than 50 different countries with one in three residents born overseas. In the past 10 years our multicultural population has grown rapidly from 25.6% of residents born overseas in 2006 to over 42% of all residents born overseas in 2016 [Source: 2011 & 2016 Census]. Kwinana is embracing cultural diversity through actions in our Multicultural Action Plan​​. 

Kwinana is the second fastest growing local government area in Western Australia, with the population predicted to double in the next 20 years.​

​Rich in spirit, alive with opportunities, surrounded by nature - it's all here!

​Our vision statement succinctly represents the community's aspirations for the future and is derived directly from the community visioning priorities. 

It's about where the Kwinana community want to be in the year 2030 and captures the essence of what it will be like to live in Kwinana at that time.​​​


Community and Economic Profile

More information about our community and economic profile can be found in our Strategic Community Plan​​.

Some key take​aways include:

  • Population in 2016: 38,918.​​
  • Projected population in 2036: 84,517.
  • ​Average household size is 2.7 people.
  • Median age in Kwinana is 32.
  • 70% of people living in Kwinana own or are purchasing their own home.

​Demographic resources

Discover more about our unique community through these resources:

New Residents

We'd like to welcome all new residents to our growing City. 

Our Welcome Pack​​​ contains all the essential information required to help you navigate your early days with us in the City of Kwinana. 

If you require any further information, please email our Customer Service team.

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