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Name Population
Census
2001-08-07
Population
Census
2006-08-08
Population
Census
2011-08-09
Population
Census
2016-08-09
 
Sydney3,486,2133,673,6823,912,4894,321,534

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics (web).

Explanation: Different methods of counting and boundaries changes impair the comparability between different censuses.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2016)
Males2,131,042
Females2,190,497
Age Groups (C 2016)
0-14 years805,788
15-64 years2,941,129
65+ years574,616
Age Distribution (C 2016)
0-9 years557,481
10-19 years504,832
20-29 years667,803
30-39 years693,091
40-49 years594,687
50-59 years518,300
60-69 years393,469
70-79 years235,142
80+ years156,728
Religion (C 2016)
Christian2,184,225
Muslim251,069
Buddhist181,089
Hindu168,541
Jew34,616
Other religion / belief48,645
Secular / no religion1,069,791
Country of Birth (C 2016)
Australia2,357,931
New Zealand78,835
United Kingdom153,744
Chinese Asia276,756
South Asia231,262
South-East Asia269,833
Other country687,858
Nationality (C 2016)
Australia3,387,168
Other nationality656,309
Language (C 2016)
English2,378,831
Indigenous language429
Other language1,691,688
Ethnic Group (C 2016)
Indigenous53,196
Non-Indigenous4,035,696

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