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Upper Lachlan population on rise

THE population of the Upper Lachlan Shire continues to creep up, with the Audit Bureau of Statistics placing its numbers at 7592 as of 2011.
Nanjing Night Net

This is an increase of 321 since 2001 – or 0.7 per cent on 2010.

These figures indicate that Upper Lachlan was 88th in terms of percentage increase of the 161 Local Government areas in New South Wales.

Goulburn-Mulwaree has done a little better in terms of percentage increase, lifting 0.9 per cent to 28,924.

Two neighbouring Shires have also lifted their populations but not at the same level as Upper Lachlan.

Boorowa has gone up 0.3 per cent to 2,482 and Oberon up 0.6 per cent t 5,461.

Yass Valley Shire continues to show the effects of having the ACT as a neighbour – it has lifted by 1 per cent to 15,450.

Harden Shire, on the other hand, has lost ground by 0.3 per cent, dropping to 3,679.

Wellington, of similar size to Upper Lachlan, has lost ground also by 1.5 per cent.

These figures indicate that Upper Lachlan was 88th in terms of percentage increase of the 161 Local Government areas in New South Wales.

Goulburn-Mulwaree has done a little better in terms of percentage increase, lifting 0.9 per cent to 28,924.

Two neighbouring Shires have also lifted their populations but not at the same level as Upper Lachlan.

Boorowa has gone up 0.3 per cent to 2,482 and Oberon up 0.6 per cent t 5,461.

Yass Valley Shire continues to show the effects of having the ACT as a neighbour – it has lifted by 1 per cent to 15,450.

Harden Shire, on the other hand, has lost ground by 0.3 per cent, dropping to 3,679.

Wellington, of similar size to Upper Lachlan, has lost ground also by 1.5 per cent.

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