TEN YEARS OF POPULATION ESTIMATES - A TIME SERIES FROM 1996 TO 2006
Regional Population Growth, Australia 2005-06 (cat. no. 3218.0) is a free web-based product which provides population estimates for metropolitan, rural and remote areas of Australia at 30 June 2006.
For the first time, this product also provides a time series of population estimates at 30 June for all years back to 1996. These estimates are provided for a wide range of defined areas, including Statistical Local Areas, Local Government Areas (LGAs) and Statistical Divisions.
Highlights in 2005-06 for NSW include:
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- Sydney population reaches 4,293,100, an increase of 37,200 people (0.9%).
- Largest population increases in the outer-suburban LGAs of Blacktown (5,000 people) and Bankstown (2,900 people).
- The City of Sydney LGA recorded the third largest growth of NSW (up 2,900 people).
- Continued growth in most coastal areas, with Tweed recording the largest increase (1,300 people) and Richmond Valley the fastest increase (1.9%) of NSW coastal LGAs.
- Largest increases in inland NSW occurred in the LGAs of Maitland and Wagga Wagga.