Capital Country

  • State

  • Region Size

    30077.19 (Sq Kms)
  • Population

  • Largest Regional City

  • No. of Jobs

  • Median Weekly Household Mortgage

  • Median Weekly Household Rent

  • Region is known for

    Rich history, culture, and produce
Data Source: Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data

Map of Towns in Capital Country

Discover Capital Country

Be captivated by the Capital Country of NSW, one of the oldest settled areas in the state. Encompassing the capital city Canberra, this region offers a perfect blend of convenience and charm. Discover a diverse range of towns and villages, set amidst picturesque rural surroundings. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of history, explore historical venues, antiques, and established open gardens. Whether you’re looking for tranquillity, a thriving cultural scene, or an abundance of outdoor activities, this region offers a fulfilling and enriching lifestyle.


People are the heart of all communities. Get a picture of Capital Country by understanding the people who live there.

  • 193,818

    Estimated resident population (no.)

  • 42

    Median age - persons (years)

  • 118,682

    Working age population (aged 15-64 years) (no.)

  • 6,838

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (no.)

  • 28,715

    Persons born overseas (no.)

Capital Country Adelaide Hills Population Statistics

From small locally owned businesses to larger operations, industries in Capital Country form an important part of the community.

  • 20,445

    Total number of businesses


A move to more means creating a better life for yourself. Gain insight into the job market in Capital Country to assist in your decision-making.

  • 153,387

    Number of jobs (no.)

  • 894

    Median weekly personal income ($)

  • 20,445

    Total number of businesses


Discover the household make-up of those already living in Capital Country] to help you decide if this is the right region for you.

  • 76,705

    Total households (no.)

  • 2.5

    Average household size (no. of persons)

  • 1,133

    Median equivalised total household income (weekly) ($)

  • 1,972

    Median monthly household mortgage payment ($)

  • 350

    Median weekly household rental payment ($)


Have confidence that Capital Country has the services you need to support your lifestyle. This is a vital step in your decision to move to more.

  • 11

    Number of Hospitals

  • 2

    Number of Airports

  • 1

    Number of Universities

Moving to Capital Country


Diversity of choice

There are so many unique places you could call home in Capital Country. The Hilltops Region showcases towns like Young, Boorowa, and Harden-Murrumburrah, known for their exceptional food and wine. Explore Queanbeyan-Palerang, where you can visit impressive galleries in Bungendore. Upper Lachlan with its picturesque villages, including Crookwell, Gunning, and Taralga, offering countryside and waterway adventures. Yass Valley captivates with its historical towns and villages, such as Gundaroo, Murrumbateman, and Yass, where you can immerse yourself in rural heritage, culinary delights, and boutique shopping.

Living in Capital Country


To do

Experience more in your weekend in Capital Country. Embark on scenic balloon rides, explore picturesque cycling routes, head-off on leisurely drives through stunning landscapes, tee off at world-class golf courses or venture into national parks brimming with natural beauty. Or perhaps you’d like to immerse yourself in the region’s rich winemaking heritage and indulge in tastings at acclaimed wineries. No matter your interests, you’ll experience so much more to do in Capital Country.

Best Towns to Live in Capital Country



Capital Country offers excellent connections to major centres. Enjoy the proximity to the nation’s capital Canberra and Sydney, only a short distance away. Capital Country offers endless career opportunities across government and public administration, education and training, healthcare and social assistance, agriculture, retail trade, and tourism. Experience the best of both worlds, living and working in a region renowned for its tranquillity while benefiting from easy access to dynamic urban centres.

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