Welcome to Penrith City Community Profile

The Penrith City Estimated Resident Population for 2013 is 190,428, with a population density of 4.71 persons per hectare.

Penrith City is located at the western fringe of the Sydney metropolitan area - about 54 kilometres from the Sydney GPO.

The Penrith 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

190,428

ABS ERP 2013

Land area

40,400

hectares (404 Km2)

Population density

4.71

persons per hectare

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