Australia
Population
Type Number
Indicator Sydney, NSW, Capital City Lachlan, NSW, Local Government Area
Population 4,823,991 6,194
Population density (Persons/sqkm)
Type Number
Indicator Sydney, NSW, Capital City Lachlan, NSW, Local Government Area
Population density (Persons/sqkm) 390 0.4
Age groups
Type Percentage
Indicator Sydney, NSW, Capital City Lachlan, NSW, Local Government Area
0-4 years 6.4% 8.0%
5-14 years 12.2% 13.9%
15-19 years 6.0% 5.2%
20-24 years 7.1% 5.6%
25-34 years 16.1% 11.9%
35-44 years 14.4% 10.6%
45-54 years 13.0% 11.4%
55-64 years 10.9% 13.1%
65-74 years 7.7% 10.5%
75-84 years 4.2% 7.2%
85 years and over 2.0% 2.8%
Age groups
Type Number
Indicator Sydney, NSW, Capital City Lachlan, NSW, Local Government Area
0-4 years 310,173 497
5-14 years 590,126 859
15-19 years 288,362 322
20-24 years 340,737 346
25-34 years 774,405 738
35-44 years 696,037 654
45-54 years 627,580 708
55-64 years 524,011 814
65-74 years 372,488 651
75-84 years 204,051 447
85 years and over 96,022 172
Median age
Type Number
Indicator Sydney, NSW, Capital City Lachlan, NSW, Local Government Area
Median age 36 40
Indigenous people
Type Number
Indicator Sydney, NSW, Capital City Lachlan, NSW, Local Government Area
Indigenous people 70,135 1,098
Indigenous people (Percentage of population)
Type Percentage
Indicator Sydney, NSW, Capital City Lachlan, NSW, Local Government Area
Indigenous people (Percentage of population) 1.5% 17.7%
Citizenship, Place of Birth and Language
Type Percentage
Indicator Sydney, NSW, Capital City Lachlan, NSW, Local Government Area
Born in Australia 57.1% 83.4%
Born Elsewhere 36.8% 3.8%
Language spoken at home: English only 58.4% 86.6%
Language spoken at home: Other language 35.8% 2.2%
Australian citizen 79.5% 86.7%
Citizenship, Place of Birth and Language
Type Number
Indicator Sydney, NSW, Capital City Lachlan, NSW, Local Government Area
Born in Australia 2,752,169 5,163
Born Elsewhere 1,773,496 236
Language spoken at home: English only 2,816,815 5,366
Language spoken at home: Other language 1,727,574 134
Australian citizen 3,835,026 5,368
Registered marital status (15 years and over)
Type Percentage
Indicator Sydney, NSW, Capital City Lachlan, NSW, Local Government Area
Married 49.3% 47.9%
Separated 2.8% 3.0%
Divorced 7.6% 7.5%
Widowed 4.7% 8.0%
Never married 35.5% 33.7%
Registered marital status (15 years and over)
Type Number
Indicator Sydney, NSW, Capital City Lachlan, NSW, Local Government Area
Married 1,934,134 2,319
Separated 111,495 146
Divorced 298,433 362
Widowed 185,646 387
Never married 1,393,988 1,630
Ancestry top responses
Type Percentage
Indicator Sydney, NSW, Capital City Lachlan, NSW, Local Government Area
Australian 18.2% 40.7%
Australian Aboriginal 0.2% 1.5%
Chinese 7.8% 0.3%
Croatian 0.6% 0%
Dutch 0.7% 0.3%
English 19.6% 28.2%
Filipino 1.6% 0.4%
French 0.5% 0.2%
German 2.0% 2.4%
Greek 1.9% 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3% 0.1%
Indian 3.1% 0.2%
Irish 6.7% 7.0%
Italian 3.3% 0.4%
Korean 1.0% 0%
Lebanese 2.6% 0.2%
Macedonian 0.4% 0%
Maltese 0.9% 0.1%
Maori 0.4% 0.2%
New Zealander 0.6% 0.2%
Polish 0.6% 0.1%
Russian 0.4% 0.0%
Scottish 4.9% 5.9%
Serbian 0.4% 0%
South African 0.4% 0.2%
Spanish 0.6% 0.1%
Sri Lankan 0.4% 0%
Turkish 0.4% 0%
Vietnamese 1.7% 0.0%
Welsh 0.4% 0.1%
Others 12.5% 1.4%
Ancestry not stated 4.9% 9.4%
Ancestry top responses
Type Number
Indicator Sydney, NSW, Capital City Lachlan, NSW, Local Government Area
Australian 1,133,985 3,199
Australian Aboriginal 10,908 116
Chinese 487,976 24
Croatian 37,480 0
Dutch 44,848 22
English 1,220,145 2,218
Filipino 102,412 33
French 31,573 16
German 122,901 186
Greek 117,714 31
Hungarian 18,979 10
Indian 194,018 16
Irish 416,642 553
Italian 204,160 28
Korean 63,766 0
Lebanese 160,372 12
Macedonian 25,996 0
Maltese 57,161 10
Maori 24,316 13
New Zealander 38,069 19
Polish 37,714 5
Russian 26,529 3
Scottish 307,460 463
Serbian 24,053 0
South African 27,160 14
Spanish 39,432 9
Sri Lankan 23,825 0
Turkish 25,001 0
Vietnamese 105,449 3
Welsh 24,048 10
Others 780,981 112
Ancestry not stated 304,969 736
Language spoken at home
Type Percentage
Indicator Sydney, NSW, Capital City Lachlan, NSW, Local Government Area
Afrikaans 0.1% 0%
Australian Indigenous Languages 0.0% 0.2%
Arabic 4.0% 0.2%
Bengali 0.6% 0%
Cantonese 2.9% 0.1%
Croatian 0.4% 0%
Dutch 0.1% 0.1%
Filipino 0.4% 0.2%
French 0.4% 0%
Greek 1.6% 0.1%
German 0.3% 0.1%
Hindi 1.3% 0.1%
Indones 0.6% 0%
Italian 1.3% 0%
Japanese 0.3% 0%
Korean 1.2% 0%
Language spoken at home not stated 5.8% 11.2%
Mandarin 4.8% 0.1%
Maltese 0.2% 0%
Macedonian 0.4% 0%
Other Southeast Asian Austronesian languages 0.1% 0%
Other Indo-Aryan languages 1.2% 0.1%
Other Chinese 0.4% 0%
Other languages 4.4% 0.2%
Punjabi 0.6% 0%
Persian 0.4% 0%
Polish 0.3% 0%
Russian 0.4% 0.1%
Samoan 0.3% 0%
Serbian 0.4% 0%
Sinhale 0.2% 0%
Spanish 1.2% 0.1%
Tagalog 0.8% 0.2%
Tamil 0.6% 0.1%
Thai 0.5% 0.1%
Turkish 0.4% 0%
Urdu 0.6% 0.1%
Vietnamese 2.1% 0%
Language spoken at home
Type Number
Indicator Sydney, NSW, Capital City Lachlan, NSW, Local Government Area
Afrikaans 5,390 0
Australian Indigenous Languages 533 9
Arabic 194,049 12
Bengali 30,197 0
Cantonese 138,818 7
Croatian 18,567 0
Dutch 5,888 3
Filipino 21,451 14
French 20,057 0
Greek 76,201 8
German 15,994 3
Hindi 64,101 3
Indones 28,663 0
Italian 62,796 0
Japanese 15,241 0
Korean 57,789 0
Language spoken at home not stated 279,604 694
Mandarin 228,985 4
Maltese 11,119 0
Macedonian 18,958 0
Other Southeast Asian Austronesian languages 4,875 0
Other Indo-Aryan languages 60,031 7
Other Chinese 17,102 0
Other languages 213,160 12
Punjabi 28,495 0
Persian 20,750 0
Polish 12,060 0
Russian 17,497 3
Samoan 15,427 0
Serbian 18,544 0
Sinhale 9,996 0
Spanish 56,929 4
Tagalog 40,630 15
Tamil 28,431 3
Thai 21,652 8
Turkish 19,838 0
Urdu 28,064 3
Vietnamese 99,301 0
Religious affiliation
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Sydney, NSW, Capital City Lachlan, NSW, Local Government Area Sydney, NSW, Capital City Lachlan, NSW, Local Government Area
Buddhism 3.9% 0.4% 186,037 22
Christianity Anglican 12.0% 23.5% 580,341 1,458
Christianity Asyrin Apstlic 0.2% 0% 10,922 0
Christianity Baptist 1.2% 0.5% 59,845 28
Christianity Brethren 0.1% 2.7% 3,212 165
Christianity Catholic 25.2% 25.5% 1,213,126 1,578
Christianity Church Christ 0.1% 0% 4,502 0
Christianity Eastrn Orthodox 3.4% 0.3% 165,600 20
Christinty Jehvahs Witnses 0.2% 0.2% 11,812 12
Christianity Latter-day Saints 0.3% 0.1% 12,434 3
Christianity Lutheran 0.2% 0.3% 9,733 18
Christianity Oriental Orthodox 0.5% 0.1% 25,673 6
Christianity Other Protestant 0.5% 0.3% 23,519 18
Christianity Pentecostal 1.1% 1.2% 52,819 73
Christinty Presbyterian and Reformed 2.0% 5.7% 95,299 354
Christianity Salvation Army 0.1% 0.1% 5,991 6
Christnty Seventh-day Adventist 0.2% 0.3% 11,362 20
Christianity Uniting Church 2.0% 6.6% 97,150 407
Christianity, nfd 2.2% 2.7% 108,213 170
Christianity Othr Christian 0.1% 0.1% 4,490 3
Hinduism 3.5% 0.4% 170,161 25
Islam 5.3% 0.1% 253,436 3
Judaism 0.7% 0% 35,196 0
Other Religions 1.1% 0.1% 50,625 3
Secular Beliefs and Other Spiritual Beliefs and No Religious Affiliation total 25.0% 16.8% 1,206,971 1,040
Religious affiliation not stated 8.8% 12.4% 425,538 767

Source: Complied from various sources including 2016 Census Data, ABS