Country Idealist Profiles

New South Wales – Demographics

Posted in Australia, New South Wales - NSW (Australia), NSW (Australia) Basics by belenu on July 18, 2008

The estimated population of New South Wales at the end of June 2007 was 6.89 million people (62.9% based in Sydney). Most of them live in largest cities:

Sidney                    4,600,000

Newcastle               546,000

Wollongon               361,000

Wagga Wagga           57,000

Albury                      48,000

Tamworth                 37,000

Broken Hill                25,000

http://members.ozemail.com.au/~enigman/australia/nsw.html

In Sydney and the surrounding regions alone there are more than 2,000 aboriginals.

Poverty rate (2001): Total 8.7% refering to 8.3% adults and 10% children.   http://www.aph.gov.au/library/pubs/RN/2004-05/05rn49.htm

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