New South Wales
Greater Sydney increased by 87,100 people (1.7%), the rest of the state increased by 22,600 (0.8%).
The areas with the largest growth were:
- Cobbitty - Leppington in Sydney's outer south-west and Riverstone - Marsden Park in Sydney's outer north-west (both up by 5,300 people)
- Rouse Hill - Beaumont Hills (3,900), also in Sydney's outer north-west
The areas with the highest growth rates were:
Components of population change
- Riverstone - Marsden Park and Cobbitty - Leppington (both 20%)
- Rouse Hill - Beaumont Hills (14%)
Centre of population
- Cobbitty - Leppington had the largest natural increase (770 people).
- Cobbitty - Leppington and Riverstone - Marsden Park had the largest net internal migration gains (both 4,400 people).
- Parramatta - Rosehill, to the west of Sydney's city centre, had the largest net overseas migration gain (2,600 people).
The centre for New South Wales:
- was near the Hawkesbury River at June 2019, in the rural suburb of Lower Portland
- moved 390 metres south-east over 2018-19, reflecting strong growth in Sydney and along the NSW coast
The centre for Sydney:
- was in the Parramatta River at June 2019, close to the suburb of Ermington
- moved 70 metres south-west over 2018-19, led by strong population growth in outer south-western Sydney
The areas with the highest density at June 2019 all surrounded Sydney's central business district:
- Potts Point - Woolloomooloo (16,800 people per sq km)
- Pyrmont - Ultimo (16,600)
- Darlinghurst (15,100)