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People Of Parramatta Central Business District Then & Now

People of Parramatta CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT THEN & NOW PARRAMATTA CBD IS A GREAT STORY OF GROWTH Parramatta's CBD is an exciting place to live where a younger, culturally diverse population attracted to accessibility, education and economic opportunity, are driving the development of an urban feel to the area. AHAAAAAAA AAATAAAAAAA AAANA ARAHAAAGA ----- ----- NRESE -- AARAAAAHAAA AAAAAAARAAA AAAAAAARAA Aa AAAAAAAAA Advanced Transport Hub: Rail, Bus, Road, Ferry AAAAAAA HATAA Parramatta CBD is fast becoming home to a diverse population of younger people from different countries contributing to a community inspired by unique cultural influences. WE ARE YOUNG, DIVERSE AND FAST-GROWING 65% 98% of people come from - Population- INCREASE OVERSEAS in 2011 over the past 10 years. O 12% From 53% (2001) 2001 4,438 TOP 3 COUNTRIES OF BIRTH: 2006 6,885 2011 8,801 Top 3 Countries in 2011 4% 4% 2% 4% 7% Top 3 Countries in 2001 LEBANON INDIA CHINA *: 20% 41% 13% From From 26% (2001) From 27% (2001) 13% (2001) TERTIARY EDUCATION & PARENTS & HOMEBUILDERS (35-49) YOUNG WORKFORCE (25-34) INDEPENDENCE (18-24) 40% of Parramatta CBD's population are the 'Young Workforce' increasing by 15% since 2001. Couples without Children Single Person Couples with Children 27% 25% 20% From From From 16% (2001) 31% (2001) 17% (2001) THE TOP 5 LANGUAGES ARE: of the CBD are from Non English Speaking Backgrounds 61% 14% Mandarin From 47% (2001) 8% Gujarati 7% Hindi of the CBD speak another language plus English well 52% 5% Cantonese From 38% (2001) 4% Telugu WE ARE EDUCATED Attainable education and employment opportunity contributing to a prosperous city. The growth of the CBD continues to be fuelled by Parramatta's reputation as a place to study and work to build a better future, attracting a truly global population. Today 77% of the population have some form of qualification. THIS HAS INCREASED from 66% in 2001. 79% of households are connected to the internet 42% of the population has a Bachelor's degree or higher 70% of students complete Year 12 or equivalent TOP INDUS RIES 13% 11% 10% Retail Trade Professional, Scientific and Technical Services Manufacturing WE ARE PROSPEROUS 58% (2001) The people of Parramatta CBD are pursuing the Australian Dream of home ownership and building a future filled with opportunity. HOUSING TYPES 12% (2001) 10% (2001) 7% 20% 62% Home Owners Mortgage Payers Renters High Density Housing has INCREASED 2% From Low Density %2 (2001) to 92% 5% From From 91% (2001) Medium Density 4% (2001) Medium Highest Income Group From HOUSEHOLD INCOME 29% (2001) Medium Lowest Income Group From 20% (2001) Highest Income Group From 26% (2001) Lowest Income Group From 24% (2001) 32% 28% 23% 17% WE ARE LIVING IN A CENTRE OF GROWTH By 2038 MORE THAN HALF the population of SYDNEY Population for Parramatta CBD is forecasted to reach 17,273 PEOPLE IN 2031 will live in Sydney's WEST 027,000 more jobs in the Parramatta CBD over the next 20 years. with Parramatta CBD the central driving force in economic growth and prosperity for the region. 25% 28% Couples without dependants and single person households are expected to DOMINATE IN 2031 COUPLES WITHOUT DEPENDENTS SINGLE PERSON In 2031, it is expected that there will STILL BE A HIGH PROPORTION OF: 100% 90% HIGH DENSITY 20-24 25-29 30-34 YEAR OLDS YEAR OLDS YEAR OLDS 50% High density housing dominates Parramatta CBD – over 90% of dwellings in both 2001 and 2011. This trend is 0% expected to continue. 13% 16% 13% WE ARE THE PEOPLE OF PARRAMATTA From our proud heritage of being the oldest inland European settlement in Australia to our rich and diverse multicultural population today, Parramatta is a destination for young people and families seeking out the opportunity to build a rich and fulfilling life and help grow a positive community for future generations. This infographic was prepared by Parramatta City Council's Social Outcomes Team. For more information please go to We respectfully acknowledge the Darug people as the past and present traditional owners of Parramatta and pay our respects to the leaders of the traditional custodians of this land. PARRAMATTA PARANATTA FUTURE GENERATION SITYCOUNCI SOURCES: 2011 Census: Australian Bureau of Statistics | | NSW Department of Planning: Metropolitan Strategy: Draft Regional Strategies - West Central Dec 2007 P26 HIRUMIILHILLULU

People Of Parramatta Central Business District Then & Now

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The infographic fact sheets tell the positive story of the changing demographic of Parramatta, a wonderful and vibrant place to live, over the past 10 years.


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