Carnes Hill, New South Wales
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Sydney, New South Wales
|Population||2,043 (2016 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Liverpool|
Carnes Hill is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Carnes Hill is located 38 kilometres southwest of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Liverpool and is part of the Greater Western Sydney region.
The suburb and surrounding areas are rapidly expanding and are expected to reach a population of 100,000 in the future. In 2016 projects began for a recreational precinct that is said to include a Library, fitness centre, indoor sport courts, skate park, and a new community centre on the corner of Cowpasture and Kurrajong Road. This project is said to be completed in August 2017.
In the 2016 Census, there were 2,043 people in Carnes Hill. 53.2% of people were born in Australia. The next most common countries of birth were Fiji 7.0% and Iraq 6.2%. 38.5% of people spoke only English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Hindi 8.0% and Arabic 6.6%. The most common responses for religion were Catholic 36.9%, Islam 12.3 , Hinduism 0.1% and No Religion 8.9%.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Carnes Hill (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
- "Carnes Hill Precinct - Liverpool City Council". www.liverpool.nsw.gov.au. Archived from the original on 13 June 2016. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
- "Liverpool City Council - Carnes Hill". www.buildingournewcity.com.au. Archived from the original on 19 June 2016. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
- Liverpool City Council Australia (8 March 2015), Carnes Hill Precinct Channel 9 News 05/3, retrieved 8 June 2016