NSW Department of Planning, Industry & Environment holds the demography and regional planning information for NSW, housing forecasts as well as information resources on climate change and natural resources.

NSW population and household projections
Projections of population, mortality, migration, fertility & household formation

NSW population projections user guide
The guide is for people using NSW population projection data to understand how the projections are prepared and how to use them

2016 NSW household and dwelling projections data
It contains information for NSW, projection regions and all LGAs about the projected number of households and implied dwellings, etc

Planning for the future of regions across NSW
Regional plans are being developed to plan for our future population’s needs for housing, jobs, infrastructure and a healthy environment

Household projections and implied dwelling requirements
Land zoning capacity and development information, e.g. housing and employment supply

Sydney Housing Supply Forecast (2018) released May 2019
The annual Sydney Housing Supply Forecast provides information on where, when, and how many new homes are likely to be built within the city

Climate change projections interactive map
It displays NSW climate projections for NSW & ACT and provides the average result of 12 climate models for 2020-30 and 2060-79

Climate change snapshots
Each snapshot presents a 20 page summary of climate change projections for NSW & ACT and it outlines some key characteristics of the region

NARCliM Climatological Atlas
A 425 page technical report with NARCliM (New South Wales / Australian Capital Territory Regional Climate Modelling) project outputs

Technical report on bush fire risk
Reviews the state of knowledge about how climate change will affect bushfire risk in NSW

Heatwaves snapshot
Illustrates the projected changes in mean number of heatwave days each year and number of days above 40°C across NSW by 2070

Heatwaves Technical Report
Heatwaves affecting NSW and the ACT: recent trends, future projections and associated impacts on human health

Extreme Rainfall Technical Report
The report presents extreme precipitation indices, their biases, and projected future changes for the state of NSW and ACT

Last updated: 04/02/2021