Northern Territory - Australian Population 2022

Northern Territory - Population 2022

In March 2018, there were just over 8 million people living in New South Wales, which is less than half of them. By 2019, the number is predicted to exceed 8 million, representing a 1.4 percent rise over prior years. The capital of NSW (New South Wales) is Sydney, which is also the world’s most populous city. The greater Sydney region has a population of about 5 million people, and it continues to increase every year. Sydney is home to little under two-thirds of New South Wales’ population!

Capital of Northern Territory - Darwin

As of 2019, there are over 5.1 million people in and around the city of Sydney, which is a very big city. These estimates, on the other hand, are considerably inflated in the Sydney metropolitan area. In 2018, CNN named Sydney the world’s 5th most livable city. Melbourne is ranked second, while Adelaide is ranked third (10th). The high rating is due to the good quality of life enjoyed by Australian residents.

Demographic - Male & Female

The population of New South Wales is divided between 50.7% female and 49.3% male. This information came from the most recent census conducted by the Australian government.

Female3,794,217 Females50.7%
Male3,686,014 Males49.3%

Country of Birth

According to the Australian National Bureau of Statistics’ 2016 census data, England (3.9 percent) has the highest rate of foreign births, followed by New Zealand (3.9 percent) (2.2 percent ). As predicted, Australia is the most common birthplace, accounting for 66.7 percent of all births, down from 69.8 percent in the previous census in 2011.

RankCountry of Birth2016 (%)2011 (%)
3.New Zealand2.22.2


Median Age

The population of New South Wales is 38 years old on average. 30-34-year-olds make up the largest age group in NSW, accounting for 7.2 percent of the population (540,360 People). This information was gathered using the most up-to-date ways. Australian government census

👤 38 Years Old

States and territories population

States and TerritoriesPopulation March 2019
Percentage change over 2017-18
New South Wales – Sydney7,988,2411.5%
Victoria – Melbourne6,460,6752.2%
Queensland – Brisbane5,011,2161.7%
South Austrlia – Adelaide1,736,4220.7%
Western Australia – Perth2,595,1920.8%
Tasmania – Hobart528,2011.1%
Capital Territory – Canberra420,9602.2%
Northern Territory – Darwin247,327-0.1%
*Total Australian Population24,899,1001.6%

*Figure includes other teritorries including Jervis Bay Territory, Norfolk Island, Cocos (Keeling) Island and Christmas Island. 


Median weekly household income

The population of New South Wales has an average weekly household income of $1,486. The average weekly personal income, on the other hand, was $664. This information was obtained from the most recent census conducted by the Australian government.

💲 1,486 a week

Median weekly rent

There are a lot of people in New South Wales who pay $380 a week to rent their housing. In NSW, the average number of individuals per home is 2.6. This information was obtained using the most recent. Australian government census

💲 380 a week

Religion Affiliation

The most common option for religious affiliation was “no religion,” which received 25.1% of the population of New South Wales, closely followed by Catholicism, which received 24.7% of the population. The number of persons who said they don’t have a religion has increased by 7.6% from the previous census in 2011. This information was collected from the most current report. Australian government census


New South Wales offers a diverse range of occupations, however, “professionals” account for over a quarter of the population (23.6 percent). “Clerical and administrative employees” come in second with 13.8 percent, which is lower than the Australian average of 15.1 percent. This information was collected from the most current report. Australian government census

Most populated areas in New South Wales 2022

RankCityEstimated Population
1Sydney – New South Wales5,230,330
2Melbourne – Victoria4,963,349
3Brisbane – Queensland2,462,637
4Perth – New South Wales
5Adelaide –South Australia
6Gold Coast– Tweed Heads (Queensland / New South Wales)
7Newcastle – New South Wales
8Canberra – Queanbeyan (Australian Capital Territory / New South Wales)
9Sunshine Coast – Queensland

10Wollongong – New South Wales

11Geelong –Victoria268,277
12Hobart – Tasmania
13Townsville –

14Cairns – Queensland

15Darwin – Northern Territory

*The Central Coast isn’t on the list since the Central Coast is part of Sydney’s larger capital city statistical region. In June 2017, the population of the Central Coast’s large urban area was estimated to be 329,437 people. 3218.0 – Population Growth in Regional Areas, Australia Estimated Resident Population, Significant Urban Areas, Australia (Government Statistics).

Facts about Australia's Population

  • NSW was established in 1788 as a penal colony with a total area of more than half of Australia.
  • NSW covers 802 000 square kilometers or 10.4% of Australia’s total land area.
  • The top of the Sydney Opera House is covered in approximately a million tiles.
  • The coast of New South Wales is 2137 km long. The Blue Mountains are a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Scott Morrison

Prime Minister (Since 2018)

Scott John Morrison is an Australian politician serving as the 30th and current prime minister of Australia. He assumed office in August 2018 upon his election as leader of the Liberal Party of Australia. Morrison was born in Sydney and studied economic geography at the University of New South Wales.

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