"Very good country, very happy I live here" ~ Sayed El Hazoury
Canterbury-Bankstown is an ever growing and diverse region that continues to thrive and expand.
Profile and Birthplace
- The Canterbury-Bankstown population was estimated at 367,519 people, ABS (2017). This represented a 7.7% increase in residents since 2012.
- ABS data in 2016 revealed that 152,690 people living in the LGA of Canterbury-Bankstown were born outside Australia, with 18% of those people arriving between 2011-2015.
- As the Canterbury-Bankstown LGA has continued to expand in terms of infrastructure, population growth and human development, the area have been a site of significant migration, a place where many overseas born people have opted to reside in and an extremely diverse and multicultural community.