National Regional Profile: Sydney (Statistical Division)  
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Population POPULATION/PEOPLE


2006
2007
2008
2009
2010


ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION - at 30 June

Population by Sex

Males no.
2 112 861
2 144 819
2 183 260
2 226 913
2 261 612
Females no.
2 169 127
2 199 856
2 235 815
2 277 556
2 313 920
Persons no.
4 281 988
4 344 675
4 419 075
4 504 469
4 575 532

Population by Age group

Persons - 0 to 14 years %
19.2
19.0
18.8
18.8
18.6
Persons - 15 years to 24 years %
14.2
14.2
14.3
14.4
14.3
Persons - 25 years to 34 years %
15.9
15.8
15.9
16.0
16.2
Persons - 35 years to 44 years %
15.3
15.2
15.0
14.8
14.7
Persons - 45 years to 54 years %
13.4
13.4
13.4
13.4
13.3
Persons - 55 years to 64 years %
10.1
10.3
10.4
10.4
10.5
Persons - 65 years to 74 years %
6.1
6.2
6.2
6.3
6.5
Persons - 75 years to 84 years %
4.3
4.3
4.2
4.1
4.1
Persons - 85 years and over %
1.5
1.6
1.7
1.7
1.8

POPULATION DENSITY (ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION) - at 30 June

Population density persons/km2
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-
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377.0

ESTIMATED RESIDENT INDIGENOUS POPULATION - at 30 June

Percentage of total population %
1.1
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-
-
-

OVERSEAS BORN POPULATION: PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL POPULATION - Census 2006

Born in Oceania and Antarctica (excluding Australia) %
3.3
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-
-
-
Born in North-West Europe %
6.3
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-
-
-
Born in Southern and Eastern Europe %
5.3
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-
-
-
Born in North Africa and the Middle East %
3.6
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-
-
-
Born in South-East Asia %
5.2
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-
-
-
Born in North-East Asia %
5.2
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-
-
-
Born in Southern and Central Asia %
2.7
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-
-
Born in Americas %
1.7
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-
-
-
Born in Sub-Saharan Africa %
1.2
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-
-
Total born overseas %
34.4
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-
-
-

SPEAKS A LANGUAGE OTHER THAN ENGLISH AT HOME - Census 2006

Percentage of total population %
31.4
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-
-
-

PERSONS WITH POST SCHOOL QUALIFICATIONS - Census 2006

Percentage of total population aged 15 years and over %
57.2
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-
-
-

OCCUPATION OF EMPLOYED PERSONS: PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL EMPLOYED PERSONS - Census 2006

Managers %
13.2
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-
-
-
Professionals %
23.8
-
-
-
-
Technicians and Trades Workers %
12.7
-
-
-
-
Community and Personal Service Workers %
8.0
-
-
-
-
Clerical and Administrative Workers %
16.7
-
-
-
-
Sales Workers %
9.5
-
-
-
-
Machinery Operators and Drivers %
6.0
-
-
-
-
Labourers %
8.1
-
-
-
-
Inadequately Described/Not Stated %
2.1
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-
-
-

HOUSEHOLDS - Census 2006

Households no.
1 423 521
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-
-
-

FAMILIES - Census 2006

Couple families with children under 15 and/or dependent students no.
420 456
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-
-
-
One parent families with children under 15 and/or dependent students no.
105 519
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-
-
Total families no.
1 063 379
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-
-
-

INTERNAL MIGRATION - Census 2006

Persons who lived at different address 1 year ago %
13.3
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-
-
-
Persons who lived at different address 5 years ago %
36.1
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-
-
-

PROPORTION OF POPULATION BY REMOTENESS AREA - Census 2006

Major Cities %
97.5
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-
-
Inner Regional %
2.5
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-
-
-
Outer Regional %
0.0
-
-
-
-
Remote %
0.0
-
-
-
-
Very Remote %
0.0
-
-
-
-

PROPORTION OF POPULATION BY SECTION OF STATE - Census 2006

Major Urban %
95.3
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-
-
Other Urban %
1.7
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-
-
Bounded Locality %
0.5
-
-
-
-
Rural Balance %
2.5
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-
-
-

UNPAID WORK: PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL POPULATION AGED 15 YEARS AND OVER - Census 2006

Persons undertaking voluntary work for an organisation or group %
16.6
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-
-
Persons caring for own children without pay %
21.2
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-
-
Persons caring for other children without pay %
7.2
-
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-
-
Persons caring for own children and other children without pay %
0.9
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-
-
-
Persons providing unpaid care, help or assistance to family members or others %
11.0
-
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-
-

ACCESS TO INTERNET AT HOME - Census 2006

Proportion of occupied private dwellings %
68.2
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-
-

BIRTHS AND DEATHS - year ended 31 December

Births no.
58 475
60 038
63 632
62 713
-
Total fertility rate rate
1.7
1.8
1.8
1.8
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Deaths no.
25 269
25 606
26 759
25 724
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Standardised death rate rate
5.9
5.7
5.7
5.6
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