Our region

Greater Western Sydney is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic regions in the country. Well known for its cultural and geographic diversity, the region boasts significant existing strengths and wide ranging opportunities for social and economic growth.
GWS is:
Engine room.
Healthcare & Social Assistance, Retail Trade, and Construction were the top 3 employment industries of GWS residents in 2021.
GWS is:
Bigger than Brisbane.
The GWS economy was valued at $155+ billion annually in 2022 and is the largest SME market in Australia.
GWS is:
Diverse.
46% of GWS residents use a language other than English at home. This is in comparison to 37% of Greater Sydney residents.
GWS is:
Growing.
GWS accounts for over half (53%) of Greater Sydney’s population now and is projected to reach 4m residents by 2050.