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.

NEWS

Modelling future disability service demand in Wyndham

(11/12/2014)

How can we forecast need for assistance? The City of Wyndham approached .id to do some modelling, to estimate the likely current demand for aged and disability services in their municipality, and importantly the likely future need.

Birth numbers remain high

(9/11/2014)

The ABS has recently released its annual data on births in Australia, which contains detailed information on just about every aspect of fertility. While the number of births remain relatively high, fertility rate for Australia has declined in the last few years. What other trends can we observe?

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