Will Melbourne’s population overtake Sydney? Maybe in…

Glenn - The Census Expert

Glenn is an ABS data expert with huge intellect and capacity to convert demographic data into profound insights about places. He has contributed numerous blogs and consulting projects covering economic development, housing consumption and affordability, migration, fertility, ageing, role and function of ‘place’, communities of interest and more. Glenn works with over 120 councils bringing the client perspective into the development of our information products. He is a Census data expert, having worked at the Australian Bureau of Statistics for 10 years. If there's anything Glenn doesn't know about the Census, it's probably not worth knowing - so ask Glenn!

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4 Responses

  1. Will that also increase the % of total population who live in these two Megapolis’s? These figures present some planning issues for both governments no doubt – I hope they’re as on top of it as you guys are!

  2. Johnny Barnard says:

    Like all of these things, boundaries are important. The NSW State Government seems to see Sydney differently to the ABS. Their metro region in their population forecasts as well as their Greater Sydney Commission do not regard the Central Coast as part of Sydney. If we accepted their view of the world, Melbourne will be larger in 2 or 3 years!

  3. Afiq says:

    Melbourne will be the next biggest city of Australia much faster then projected. I expect it will be before 2030. I believe the property sector in Sydney will crash. When it crash, everybody will wanna go to melbourne.

  1. May 19, 2017

    […] second largest city, and not by much. In fact, statistics say that Melbourne’s population will overtake Sydney by 2050. There’s a reason why Melbourne is growing faster than Sydney. For the sixth year in a row it has […]

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