Welcome to Blue Mountains City Community Profile

The Blue Mountains City Estimated Resident Population for 2013 is 79,225, with a population density of 0.55 persons per hectare.

Blue Mountains City is located at the western fringe of the Sydney metropolitan area about 55 to 95 kilometres from the Sydney GPO.

The Blue Mountains City Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the City and its suburbs based on results from the 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 Censuses of Population and Housing. The profile is updated with population estimates when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases new figures.

Important

Statistics

Population

79,225

ABS ERP 2013

Land area

143,168

hectares (1,432 Km2)

Population density

0.55

persons per hectare

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