Overview of the Haymarket Precinct

Overview of the Haymarket Precinct


     Haymarket Village Centre 




The City of Sydney's Haymarket Village Centre is located to the south of the central business district, and includes the Haymarket alone. It is bounded by Murray Street in the west, Bathurst Street and Darling Harbour in the north, Elizabeth and Chalmers Streets to the east, and the Central Station pedestrain subway to the south.


This area contains the secondary sector of the City's Central Business District and includes significant institutions and precincts such as the Darling Harbour Convention Centre, the Entertainment Centre, Chinatown, Central Railway Station and parts of the University of Technology. It is also the smallest of the ten Village Centre areas, based on site area.


According to the 2006 ABS Census of Population and Housing, there were 12,962 residents living in the Haymarket Village Centre. This represents 7.8% of the total City of Sydney resident population.


The Haymarket resident population was housed in 6,323 private dwellings and 35 non-private dwellings. And the Visitor Accommondation sector is serviced by 4,197 hotel rooms, 1,233 serviced apartrments and 1,327 backpacker beds, representing 23.2%, 32.3% and 34.3% of the City's total respectively.


Note: The information provided in this overview has been taken from a report compiled by the City of Sydney.