The Northern Sydney Region is an economic powerhouse for Sydney and NSW:
- It produces around $50.5 billion in gross regional product or about 11.0 percent of the State’s gross product (2012).
- It employs around 358,000 people, with a population of over 580,000. (2012 ERP)
- The largest regional industries by employment are professional, scientific and technical services, and health care and social assistance; followed by education and training and retail trade.
- Disposabel household income in the region is just over $180,000 per annum, close to 40% higher than for NSW as a whole.
For the most current data on key economic, workforce and industry indicators go to our statistical profile at the link below:
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Community Profile Highlights
- NSROC population is estimated to be at 580,000 (estimate at June 2012).
- The fastest growing LGA between 2006 and 2011 was Ku-ring-gai, followed by North Sydney, Ryde and Willoughby.
- The largest growth in age groups between these years was in the 60 to 64, 65 to 69 and 0 to 4 years groups.
- 20% of the region’s population is over 60 years of age; 26,000 people in the region are aged ove 80.
For the most current data on key community information go to our Community Statistics link:href="#" data-color-override="false" data-hover-color-override="false" data-hover-text-color-override="#fff">Button Text