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Economics, Population and Land-use Analytics


Every day in NSW babies are born, new people arrive and others depart. Find out more about our current population figures and how these numbers will help shape the future of NSW.

Housing Evidence Centre

The housing evidence centre makes it easy to access the housing data and information you need to make evidence–based decisions.

Employment Lands

The Employment Lands Development Monitor contains information on the supply of, and demand for employment lands, business parks and other land where jobs are created.

Metropolitan Housing Monitors

The Metropolitan Housing Monitors provide information on residential housing activity, greenfield development and supply and demand for employment lands.


The Department provides regular detailed information on residential housing activity and insightful analysis on population change. We also examine the delivery of housing and employment lands across NSW.

Urban Development Program

The Greater Sydney Urban Development Program (UDP) is the NSW Government's program for monitoring housing and employment land supply and assisting infrastructure coordination in Greater Sydney.

Sydney housing supply forecast

Did you know Sydney will need around 725,000 additional homes over the next 20 years to accommodate a growing and ageing population? Find out more about Sydney’s housing supply forecast here.