List of places in New South Wales by population

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This is a list of cities and towns in the Australian state of New South Wales with a population of 10,000 or greater as at the 2016 Census. The below figures represent the populations of the contiguous built-up areas of each city or town.

Rank Urban centre Population
2011 census[1] 2016 census[2]
1 Sydney 3,908,642 4,321,535
2 Newcastle 308,308 322,278
3 Central Coast 297,713 307,742
4 Wollongong 245,942 261,896
5 Maitland 67,132 78,015
6 Tweed Heads 55,553 59,776
7 Wagga Wagga 46,913 48,263
8 Albury - Wodonga (Albury part) 45,627 47,974
9 Coffs Harbour 45,580 48,225
10 Port Macquarie 41,491 44,814
11 Tamworth 36,131 33,885
12 Canberra - Queanbeyan (Queanbeyan part) 35,878 36,348
13 Orange 34,992 37,182
14 Dubbo 32,327 34,339
15 Bathurst 31,294 33,587
16 Blue Mountains 28,769 29,319
17 Nowra - Bomaderry 27,988 30,853
18 Lismore 27,474 27,569
19 Goulburn 21,484 22,419
20 Cessnock 20,013 21,725
21 Armidale 19,818 20,386
22 Bowral - Mittagong 19,726 21,394
23 Forster - Tuncurry 18,904 19,918
24 Broken Hill 18,430 17,589
25 Taree 17,820 18,117
26 Griffith 17,616 18,874
27 Morisset - Cooranbong 16,918 18,741
28 Grafton 16,598 16,787
29 Ballina 15,963 16,506
30 Singleton 13,961 13,214
31 Raymond Terrace 13,217 13,302
32 Kurri Kurri 13,057 16,792
33 Kiama 12,817 13,453
34 Ulladulla 12,137 13,054
35 Batemans Bay 11,334 11,294
36 Lithgow 11,143 11,530
37 Nelson Bay 11,060 13,966
38 Muswellbrook 11,042 10,404
39 Kempsey 10,374 10,648
40 St Georges Basin - Sanctuary Point 9,242 10,143
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  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics TableBuilder: 2011 Census - Persons and Relationships - persons counted by Urban Centres and Localities
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics TableBuilder: 2016 Census - Cultural Diversity - Persons (Place of Usual Residence) counted by Urban Centres and Localities