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Greater Western Sydney Region

Estimated Resident Population (ERP)

The official population of Greater Western Sydney Region as of the 30th June 2016, is 1,819,333.

The Estimated Resident Population is the OFFICIAL Greater Western Sydney Region population for 2016. For areas within the Greater Western Sydney Region, the ERP is not an official count but an experimental estimate which is subject to review after the next Census.

Populations are counted and estimated in various ways. The most comprehensive population count available in Australia is derived from the Census of Population and Housing conducted by the Australian Bureau of Statistics every five years. However the Census count is generally an under-estimate of the actual population, due to people missed in the Census and people overseas on Census night. To provide a more accurate population figure which is updated more frequently than every five years, the Australian Bureau of Statistics also produces "Estimated Resident Population" (ERP) numbers for the Greater Western Sydney Region. Estimates for areas within the Greater Western Sydney Region are based on aggregates of SA1s derived from population distributions applicable at the 2011 Census. Actual populations may vary slightly where population growth has not been uniform since the previous Census.

See data notes for a detailed explanation of different population types, how they are calculated and when to use each one.

Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
Greater Western Sydney Region
Year (ending June 30)NumberChange in numberChange in percent
20061,497,626----
20071,522,899+25,273+1.69
20081,555,953+33,054+2.17
20091,588,225+32,272+2.07
20101,613,463+25,238+1.59
20111,636,313+22,850+1.42
20121,665,117+28,804+1.76
20131,700,181+35,064+2.11
20141,736,956+36,775+2.16
20151,776,944+39,988+2.30
20161,819,333+42,389+2.39

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id , the population experts.

Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
Estimated Resident Population (ERP) 2016, Greater Western Sydney Region: 1,819,333 2015, Greater Western Sydney Region: 1,776,944 2014, Greater Western Sydney Region: 1,736,956 2013, Greater Western Sydney Region: 1,700,181 2012, Greater Western Sydney Region: 1,665,117 2011, Greater Western Sydney Region: 1,636,313 2010, Greater Western Sydney Region: 1,613,463 2009, Greater Western Sydney Region: 1,588,225 2008, Greater Western Sydney Region: 1,555,953 2007, Greater Western Sydney Region: 1,522,899 2006, Greater Western Sydney Region: 1,497,626
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented by .id the population experts
Annual change in Estimated Resident Population (ERP)
Annual change in Estimated Resident Population (ERP) 2016, Percentage change: +2.4% 2015, Percentage change: +2.3% 2014, Percentage change: +2.2% 2013, Percentage change: +2.1% 2012, Percentage change: +1.8% 2011, Percentage change: +1.4% 2010, Percentage change: +1.6% 2009, Percentage change: +2.1% 2008, Percentage change: +2.2% 2016, Change in number: +42,389 2015, Change in number: +39,988 2014, Change in number: +36,775 2013, Change in number: +35,064 2012, Change in number: +28,804 2011, Change in number: +22,850 2010, Change in number: +25,238 2009, Change in number: +32,272 2008, Change in number: +33,054 2007, Change in number: +25,273
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Regional Population Growth, Australia (3218.0). Compiled and presented by .id the population experts
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