Dubbo is a major regional city with a Gross Regional Product (GRP) of $2.328 billion whose economic strength lies in the diversity of industries and a thriving retail sector of some 3500 businesses.
Ideally located in the heart of New South Wales at the intersection of major road, rail and air transport routes, Dubbo services an area one-third the geographic size of New South Wales.
In addition to the more than 40,000 Dubbo residents, there are 56,060 people within an hour's drive of the City; 160,572 within a two-hour drive; 274,020 within a three-hour drive; and 512,345 within a four-hour drive*.
The City is experiencing steady and continued growth with the current population expected to grow to approximately 55,000 by the year 2036^.
* REMPLAN, based on data sourced from the Australia Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
^ KPMG Report (721KB).