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Greater Western Sydney Region

Population highlights

Estimated Resident Population,
Greater Western Sydney Region
Estimated Resident Population,<br /> Greater Western Sydney Region 2,166,487 2,120,182 2,077,892 2,036,195 2,002,315 1,975,204 1,946,842 1,908,704 1,870,372 1,839,707 1,820,976
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented by .id the population experts
 2011  Greater Western Sydney Region Greater Sydney New South Wales Australia
Median Age 34 36 38 37
Median weekly household income $1,323 $1,444 $1,233 $1,230
Couples with children 41% 35% 32% 31%
Older couples without children 7% 8% 9% 9%
Medium and high density Housing 25% 40% 31% 25%
Households with a mortgage 38% 33% 32% 33%
Median weekly rent $310 $361 $307 $289
Households renting 28% 30% 29% 29%
Non-English speaking backgrounds 30% 26% 19% 16%
University attendance 4% 5% 4% 4%
Bachelor or Higher degree 17% 24% 20% 19%
Vocational 17% 15% 18% 18%
Unemployment 6.7% 5.8% 5.9% 5.6%
SEIFA index of disadvantage 2011 977 1011 996 1002
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