3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2016 Quality Declaration 
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NEW SOUTH WALES

  • From June 2006 to June 2016, the ten SA2s with the largest population increases in New South Wales were all within Greater Sydney. The outer north-west SA2 of Parklea - Kellyville Ridge had the largest growth in terms of absolute numbers, increasing by 22,200 to reach 33,700 people. Large growth also occurred in the inner-city SA2 of Waterloo - Beaconsfield (up by 17,800 people) and Concord West - North Strathfield (13,100) in Sydney's inner west.
  • Greater Sydney also contained nine of the ten fastest-growing SA2s (those with the strongest growth rate) in New South Wales. Cobbitty - Leppington, in Sydney's south-west, was the fastest-growing SA2 (200%) between 2006 and 2016. This was followed by Parklea - Kellyville Ridge (190%), Homebush Bay - Silverwater (110%) and Waterloo - Beaconsfield (100%).
  • Of the SA2s outside of Greater Sydney, those with the largest growth were Maitland - West (6,800) in the Hunter Valley and Shellharbour - Flinders (6,000) in the Illawarra region. The SA2s with the fastest growth were Maitland (65%) and Shellharbour - Flinders (52%).


    SA2s WITH LARGEST AND FASTEST POPULATION GROWTH, New South Wales

    ERP at 30 June
    Population Change
    2006
    2016pr
    2006-2016pr
    SA2 GCCSA
    no.
    no.
    no.
    %

    LARGEST GROWTH

    Parklea - Kellyville RidgeGreater Sydney
    11 498
    33 702
    22 204
    193.1
    Waterloo - BeaconsfieldGreater Sydney
    17 491
    35 323
    17 832
    101.9
    Concord West - Norrh StrathfieldGreater Sydney
    13 063
    26 116
    13 053
    99.9
    Cobbitty - LeppingtonGreater Sydney
    6 270
    18 505
    12 235
    195.1
    Parramatta - RosehillGreater Sydney
    19 734
    30 741
    11 007
    55.8
    Homebush Bay - SilverwaterGreater Sydney
    9 512
    19 594
    10 082
    106.0
    Elderslie - Harrington ParkGreater Sydney
    13 082
    21 700
    8 618
    65.9
    Arncliffe - Bardwell ValleyGreater Sydney
    14 370
    22 911
    8 541
    59.4
    Mount Annan - Currans HillGreater Sydney
    21 416
    29 235
    7 819
    36.5
    Sydney - Haymarket - The RocksGreater Sydney
    22 191
    29 970
    7 779
    35.1

    FASTEST GROWTH(a)

    Cobbitty - LeppingtonGreater Sydney
    6 270
    18 505
    12 235
    195.1
    Parklea - Kellyville RidgeGreater Sydney
    11 498
    33 702
    22 204
    193.1
    Homebush Bay - SilverwaterGreater Sydney
    9 512
    19 594
    10 082
    106.0
    Waterloo - BeaconsfieldGreater Sydney
    17 491
    35 323
    17 832
    101.9
    Concord West - Norrh StrathfieldGreater Sydney
    13 063
    26 116
    13 053
    99.9
    West Hoxton - Middleton GrangeGreater Sydney
    8 283
    15 740
    7 457
    90.0
    HomebushGreater Sydney
    10 242
    17 086
    6 844
    66.8
    Elderslie - Harrington ParkGreater Sydney
    13 082
    21 700
    8 618
    65.9
    Warnervale - WadalbaGreater Sydney
    9 432
    15 573
    6 141
    65.1
    MaitlandRest of NSW
    4 134
    6 812
    2 678
    64.8

    (a) Excludes SA2s with a population of less than 1,000 at June 2006.


POPULATION CHANGE BY SA2, New South Wales - 2006-16

Map of Population change by SA2, New South Wales, 2006-16