Last official estimated population of **Sydney** *(as Significant Urban Area)* was **4 741 249** people *(on 2017-06-30)*^{[2]}.
This was 19.14% of total Australian population.
Area of Sydney is 4 196.28 km², in this year population density was **1 129.87** p/km² .
If population growth rate would be same as in period 2016-2017 (+2.24%/yr), Sydney population in 2022 would be 5 296 231.
[0]

↳ nearby SUA areas:

- Central Coast

- Wollongong

- Morisset - Cooranbong

- Bowral - Mittagong

- Lithgow

- Newcastle - Maitland

- Central Coast

- Wollongong

- Morisset - Cooranbong

- Bowral - Mittagong

- Lithgow

- Newcastle - Maitland

Click to enlarge. *Sydney is located in the center of the images.*

Population [people], population density [p./kmĀ²] and population change [%/year] ^{[2]}

[2001-2002] **+0.82** %/Y

[2002-2003] **-0.02** %/Y

[2003-2004] **+0.56** %/Y

[2004-2005] **+0.81** %/Y

[2005-2006] **+0.95** %/Y

[2006-2007] **+1.84** %/Y

[2007-2008] **+1.95** %/Y

[2008-2009] **+1.92** %/Y

[2009-2010] **+1.43** %/Y

[2010-2011] **+1.20** %/Y

[2011-2012] **+1.53** %/Y

[2012-2013] **+1.78** %/Y

[2013-2014] **+1.83** %/Y

[2014-2015] **+1.90** %/Y

[2015-2016] **+1.98** %/Y

[2016-2017] **+2.24** %/Y

[0] Calculated with linear interpolation from officially estimated population

[1] Read more about SUA and Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) on abs.gov.au

[2] Population data from Australian Bureau of Statistics (Population and density: 2017; change: 2016-2017)

[3] Digital Boundaries: Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) 2016.