At a Glance

2019/20
NSW Overview

Population

1.3%

change 2018-19 to 2019-20

11.9%

change 2010-11 to 2019-20

Number of Councils

2019-20
128
2014-15
152
2010-11
152

Number of Councillors

Equivalent Full Time Staff

2019-20
48,836
2014-15
44,480
2010-11
44,303

Open Space

17.3%
change in last 10 years
109,190 ha

Public Pools

1.5%
change in last 10 years
471

Public Halls

7.1%
change in last 10 years
1,786

Roads

Length of
Roads
167,584km

Development Applications

Number of DA’s determined
57,811

Income / Expenses (per resident $)

Income per resident

33.8%

change in last 10 years

Expenses per resident

18.0%

change in last 10 years

Demographics of Population

Under 20 years

20 – 60 years

Over 60 years

state population (%)

7.6%

state population change last 5 years

state population gender

Aboriginal & Torres
Strait Islander

Non English
Speaking Background

state population (%)