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South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD) has a population of approximately 922,000 people and covers the seven Local Government Areas from Bankstown to Wingecarribee, providing healthcare services across a geographic area of approximately 6243 square kilometres.
The District is among the most rapidly growing populations in NSW. It is a vibrant and culturally diverse region, with 36 percent of the population born overseas and 48 per cent speaking a language other than English at home.
Over the decade 2016-2026, the District’s population is expected to increase to over 1.16 million people. The number of people aged 70 years and older will increase by 56 per cent by 2026. Rapid population growth is expected in the South West Priority Growth Area resulting in the Camden and Liverpool LGA populations increasing by 58 per cent and 26 per cent respectively by 2026.