At a Glance

2018/19
NSW Overview

Population

1.6%

change 2017-18 to 2018-19

14.4%

change 2009-10 to 2018-19

Number of Councils

2018-19
128
2013-14
152
2008-09
152

Number of Councillors

Equivalent Full Time Staff

2018-19
48,108
2013-14
44,851
2008-09
43,772

Open Space

26.8%
change in last 10 years
93,614 ha

Public Pools

1.3%
change in last 10 years
458

Public Halls

14.8%
change in last 10 years
1,796
*2017-18

Roads

Length of
Roads
166,904km

Development Applications

Number of DA’s determined
63,420

Income / Expenses (per resident $)

Income per resident

48.6%

change in last 10 years

Expenses per resident

32.8%

change in last 10 years

Demographics of Population

Under 20 years

20 – 60 years

Over 60 years

state population (%)

3.1%

state population change last 5 years

state population gender

Aboriginal & Torres
Strait Islander

Non English
Speaking Background

state population (%)